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Carludovica rotundifolia
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Carludovica rotundifolia

Family: Cyclanthaceae   

Common Name: None known

Scientific Synonymy:
Carludovica rotundifolia subsp. pachyspadix

Common Synonymy:
Panama Hat Palm

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

General Information:
This is not a palm this is a cyclanth from Central America that forms big clusters of trunkless palm-like plants with large, long stalked, palmate leaves that split into four wide sections. Suitable as a houseplant.


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