Caryota no

Synonymy: Caryota rumphiana var. borneensis Distribution: Borneo
Common names: Giant fishtail palm Conservation status: Vulnerable


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Tall growing Fishtail palm from south east Asia. Fast growing, with a thick solitary trunk, and huge intricate
leaves make this palm totally compelling. Rich soil, plenty of watr and medium light will keep it happy.

Top photo courtesy and copyright 2000, Martin Gibbons & Tobias Spanner, The Rare Palm Seeds Site
Bottom photo copyright 1998, Jody Haynes; personal collection.

Click here for a key to the species of Caryota (by Bill Hahn).

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