Adonidia merrillii

COMMON NAME

​Manilla palm or Christmas palm

TYPE

​Palm

FAMILY

​Arecaceae

NOTES

Commonly known as the "Christmas Palm" because its fruits become bright scarlet and tend to be that color in winter. This palm is typically fairly small and slender, normally attaining 15–25 feet in height

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Philippines (Palawan and Danjugan Island), Malaysia(Sabah)

NATIVE HABITAT

​Occurring in open forest on steep limestone slopes in coastal areas.

WEB SOURCES

wikipedia.org

palmpedia.net

iucnredlist.org



Adonidia merrillii