Dypsis culminis

Family: Arecaceae    Palm Tree

Common Name: None known

Cold Hardiness Zone: 10a     View the UK and US zone maps

Identification:
A new species from lowland humid forest, near crest, steep slope, 544 m elevation, Fianarantsoa Vondrozo, Madagascar. A clustering species, in tuft of 4 stems, 4 m tall, leaves entire bifid, 12 in the crown, leaf blade shiny green, inflorescence interfoliar, branched to 1 order, rachillae glabrous.

General Information:
A new, more numerous population has been discovered on Mt. Ivohibe in the south of Madagascar growing on steep slopes and ridge-tops. In some places this is the dominent species.

Distribution:

Native to, Madagascar

Aproximately 300 m in the south to 544 m elevation in the north.

Location: Madagascar (-24.460526°N, 47.117615°E)

Observations
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