Dypsis metallica

Family: Arecaceae    Palm Tree

Common Name: None known

Cold Hardiness Zone: 11     View the UK and US zone maps

Identification:
A lowland palm from the Masoala Peninsula, Antalaha, Madagascar on Heath forest developed on white sand on a river terrace. A colonial palm with stems to 5m tall, stems ca 1-2cm diam. internodes 3cm near crown, dark green with reddish indument; 9-10 leaves in crown, crownshaft purplish-brown, leaves entire bifid, exremely coriaceous, very glossy with a yellow mid line;

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Distribution:

Native to, Madagascar

Location: Madagascar (-15.436935°N, 50.355835°E)

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