Burretiokentia hapala

COMMON NAME

​Dreadlock Palm

TYPE

​Palm

FAMILY

​Arecaceae

NOTES

A tall, slender palm from northernmost New Caledonia with a bright green, ringed trunk, and a prominent crownshaft that holds a crown of glossy green leaves. It is immediately recognizable by its curious, thickly and densely furry flowers stalks

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Endemic to New Caledonia

NATIVE HABITAT

Found in rain forest, on slopes and in gallery forest

WEB SOURCES

palmpedia.net

pacsoa.org.au



Burretiokentia hapala