Johannesteijsmannia altifrons

COMMON NAME

Diamond Joey Palm, Joey Palm

TYPE

​Palm

FAMILY

​Arecaceae

NOTES

The Joey Palm can grow up to 10 – 20 ft tall and 10 - 15 ft wide. A medium sized, trunkless palm with large, simple, undivided leaves that can be up to 6m in length, coming directly from an underground root-stock. These large, leathery, diamond-shaped leaves are pleated along their length, and have serrated edges.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Southern Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, Sumatra.

NATIVE HABITAT

Found on rainforest slopes and ridge-tops.

WEB SOURCES

palmpedia.net

llifle.com

pacsoa.org



Johannesteijsmannia altifrons