Corypha lacoentii

Synonymy: None Distribution: Thailand, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos
Common names: Unknown Conservation status: Unknown

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This is the shortest of all the Coryphas with only a trunk of up to 15 feet, but it still has massive leaves. Like all Coryphas, it is monocarpic and produces massive flowers stalks (the largest in the plant kingdom) before it dies.

Photo courtesy and copyright 1998, Geoff Stein; taken at Nong Nooch Tropical Gardens, Thailand.

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