Calyptrocalyx hollrungii

COMMON NAME

Hollrung palm

TYPE

​Palm

FAMILY

​Arecaceae

NOTES

This is a small understory palm, that can reach heights of around 2 meters or so, depending on its location. This palm is a clustering species, and will start to sprout small sucklings after a few years of life. It has a variable leaf shape, ranging from a single bi-fold shape to being entirely pinnate. New leaves emerge bright red in color.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

East New Guinea, Huon Peninsula

NATIVE HABITAT

Humid Rainforest

WEB SOURCES

palmpedia.net

llifle.com

pacsoa.org

 

Calyptrocalyx hollrungii