Dypsis baronii

COMMON NAME

Sugar Cane Palm.

TYPE

​Palm

FAMILY

​Arecaceae

NOTES

Clustering palm in clumps of 3-5, rarely appearing solitary.  The plant is harvested from the wild for its edible apical bud and various medicinal uses.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Endemic to Madagascar. North, Central and E Madagascar.

NATIVE HABITAT

Moist montane forests, bamboo-dominated forests; usually on steep mid-slopes. 

WEB SOURCES

palmpedia.net

tropical.theferns.info

pacsoa.org.au



Dypsis baronii