Calyptrogyne ghiesbreghtiana

Synonymy: Unknown Distribution:  
Common names: Coligallo palm Conservation status:  

This is the most beautiful, large-leafed rainforest palm with red to purple new leaves forming a most lovely rosette. Great for the humid conservatory, and a real talking point. Moist and rich soil, low to medium light required.

Top photo courtesy and copyright 1999, Ian Edwards; bottom photo courtesy and copyright 2001, John Ingram.

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