|Synonymy: Unknown||Distribution: Thailand|
|Common names: Thai mountain giant||Conservation status: Unknown|
The largest of the Fishtail palms, with a huge trunk and massive, flatly-held leaves. Grows extremely fast
given the right conditions of warmth and humidity, together with a rich soil and an abundance of water.
Top photo courtesy and copyright © 1998, Geoff Stein; taken at Huntington Gardens, Pasadena, CA. Bottom photo courtesy and copyright © 2000, Martin Gibbons & Tobias Spanner, The Rare Palm Seeds Site.
Click here for cold-hardiness
information on this palm.
Click here for a key to the species of Caryota (by Bill Hahn).
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