|Synonymy: Unknown||Distribution: Sudan, Africa|
|Common names: Medemia palm; argun palm||Conservation status: Endangered, once thought to be extinct; recently rediscovered by Martin Gibbon and Tobias Spanner (click here to read their story of the rediscovery of this fascinating palm)|
Large adult in habitat in The Sudan
Fruits and seeds--representing the original source
of the introduction of this palm into cultivation
Top and middle photos courtesy and copyright © 2000, Martin Gibbons & Tobias Spanner, The Rare Palm Seeds Site. Bottom photo copyright © 1998, Jody Haynes; photos taken at Tropical Research & Education Center, Homestead, FL.
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information on this palm.
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