Caryota rumphiana

Synonymy: Forms of C. rumphiana from countries west of the Moluccas are referrred to as separate species: C. maxima, from Indonesia and Malaysia; C. no from Borneo Distribution: Moluccas, New Guinea, Australia
Common names: Fishtail palm Conservation status: Unknown

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Caryota rumphiana seedling purchased at Palm Society Sale in 1989, planted in 1990, seeding in 1998; this photo was taken in 1995. Photo courtesy and copyright 1998, Geri Prall, Prall's Palm Tree Gardens, southwest Florida.

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

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