Carpoxylon macrospermum

COMMON NAME

​Carpoxylon Palm or Aneityum Palm

TYPE

​Palm

FAMILY

​Arecaceae

NOTES

Natural stands are very rare; they are more commonly found planted near dwellings or small holdings. This tree is considered “Critically Endangered” according to the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, with only approximately 40 trees left in the wild.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Endemic to Vanuatu

NATIVE HABITAT

Confined to areas of lowland rainforest.

WEB SOURCES

merwinconservancy.org

palmpedia.net

iucnredlist.org

 

Carpoxylon macrospermum