Dypsis madagascariensis

Synonymy: Chrysolidocarpus lucubensis, C. madagascariensis v. lucubensis Distribution: Madagascar, Nossi-Be (island off northwest coast of Madagascar)
Common names: Solitary trunked form called lucuba palm Conservation status: Rare

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Clumping form

Dypsis madagascariensis v. lucubensis

Single-trunked form, often referred to as Dypsis madagascariensis var. lucubensis

Top photo copyright 1998, Jody Haynes; Tropical Research & Education Center, Homestead, FL. Bottom photo courtesy and copyright 1998, Daryl O'Connor, Daryl's Palm Page.

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