Chambeyronia macrocarpa

COMMON NAME

​Flame Thrower Palm

TYPE

​Palm

FAMILY

​Arecaceae

NOTES

A solitary palm to about 20-25 ft, with a spectacular, bright red new leaf, which stays red for up to 10 days. The national tree of New Caledonia.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Endemic to New Caledonia

NATIVE HABITAT

Chambeyronia macrocarpa shows no preference for soil type and occurs in humid forest from 10-800 m asl.

WEB SOURCES

palmpedia.net

pacsoa.org

iucnredlist.org



Chambeyronia macrocarpa