Trachycarpus latisectus

Synonymy: Trachycarpus 'sikkimensis' Distribution: Sikkim Himalayas in northeast India
Common names: Windamere palm Conservation status: Endangered

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In habitat on rocky slope

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Man harvesting seeds

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Typical winter covering of snow

Photos courtesy and copyright 1998, Ganesh Mani Pradhan, The Orchid Retreat; Kalimpong, West Bengal, India.

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