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Howea fosteriana - Kentia Palms and Caryota mitis - Clustering Fishtail Palm


Howea fosteriana - Kentia Palms and Caryota mitis - Clustering Fishtail Palm (Howea fosteriana - Kentia Palm, Caryota mitis - Clustering Fishtail Palm)

Caryota mitis - Clustering Fishtail palm is native to southeast Asia where it grows as an understory plant in tropical rain forests. Photo taken March 16, 2010



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You can certainly see where it gets its name from ..:o)))))

19 Mar, 2010

 

Arent they elegant looking.....beautiful.......

19 Mar, 2010

 

It's great to see the Caryota growing outdoors Andy, we have some good specimens here at Kew growing under glass but its just not the same...

21 Mar, 2010

 

Mushybanna:

Yes, the leaflets are very fishtail-like. I'll have to do a close up of the leaflets in the future.

Milky:

Thanks! : > )

21 Mar, 2010

 

Rbtkew:

Caryota species are very widely grown here. I've posted several very large trees in the past. : > )

21 Mar, 2010

 

That'll be good :o))))

22 Mar, 2010

 

Mushybanna:

I'll get some close ups soon.

22 Mar, 2010



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