Pinanga crassipes

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Photo by Judy, edric.
Pinanga (pih-NAHN-gah) crassipes (KRAHS-sihp-ehs)
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Semengoh, Sarawak, Malaysia. Photo by Dr. John Dransfield, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew/Palmweb.
Scientific Classification
Genus: Pinanga (pih-NAHN-gah)
Species: crassipes (KRAHS-sihp-ehs)
Synonyms
None set.
Native Continent
Asia
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Morphology
Habit: Clustering
Leaf type: Pinnate
Culture
Survivability index
Common names
None.


Habitat and Distribution

Sarawak, Malaysia. (Borneo)

Description

Culture

Comments and Curiosities

Of the many species of Pinanga, P. crassipes is certainly one of the best and most colourful. As a small plant, the leaves are blotched and mottled, as a mature plant, the seeds are bright red and produced in great numbers. All in all, a superb, easily-grown tropical beauty that everyone will want in their collection. (RPS.com), edric.

External Links

References

Phonetic spelling of Latin names by edric.

Special thanks to Geoff Stein, (Palmbob) for his hundreds of photos, edric.

Special thanks to Palmweb.org, Dr. John Dransfield, Dr. Bill Baker & team, for their volumes of information and photos, edric.

Glossary of Palm Terms; Based on the glossary in Dransfield, J., N.W. Uhl, C.B. Asmussen-Lange, W.J. Baker, M.M. Harley & C.E. Lewis. 2008. Genera Palmarum - Evolution and Classification of the Palms. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. All images copyright of the artists and photographers (see images for credits).

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