Areca vestiaria

Synonymy: Unknown Distribution: Unknown
Common names: Orange crownshaft palm Conservation status: Unknown

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Clumping form, juvenile

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Solitary form, adult

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Solitary form, seedling

A stunningly beautiful tropical palm with a compact habit and a large, bright orange crown shaft and leaf
bases. Quite easy to look after, but best in the humid conservatory, or when misted often, in the home.

Top and bottom photos copyright 1998, Jody Haynes; top photo taken at the Tropical Research & Education Center, Homestead, FL. Middle photo courtesy and copyright 1998, Geoff Stein; taken at Nong Nooch Tropical Garden, Thailand.

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