Dypsis decaryi

COMMON NAME

Triangle palm

TYPE

​Palm

FAMILY

​Arecaceae

NOTES

Name reflects the three-ranked (tristichous) pattern of leaf attachment to the trunk. It matures to 10 to 20 ft. in height, with a trunk diameter of roughly 12 to 16 in. Leaves and leaflets are strongly arched. The fruit of D. decaryi is attention-getting – almost round, about .7 in. in diameter, and coated with a white wax.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

South Madagascar

NATIVE HABITAT

Dry forest or bush on stony soil, mid slope; alt. 80-600 m.

WEB SOURCES

palmpedia.net

wikipedia.org

iucnredlist.org



Dypsis decaryi