Caryota zebrina

COMMON NAME

​Zebra Fishtail Palm

TYPE

​Palm

FAMILY

​Arecaceae

NOTES

Caryota zebrina is a very attractive medium-sized slow growing tree palm with spectacular, zebra striping on the petioles.  This is the only Caryota, that is not bipinnate.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Torricelli Mountains, West Sepik Provence, Papua New Guinea

NATIVE HABITAT

It is an understory palm that grows in dense rainforests.  Up to 1500 m above sea level.

WEB SOURCES

palmpedia.net

pacsoa.org.au

llifle.com



Caryota zebrina