Pinanga philippinensis

COMMON NAME

Elmer's Palm

TYPE

​Palm

FAMILY

​Arecaceae

NOTES

A mid-sized palm from montane rainforests in the Philippines with slender, tightly clustering stems, each holding a crown of arching, finely pinnate leaves atop a stunning yellowish to purple crownshaft.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Endemic to the Philippines

NATIVE HABITAT

Primary lowland and montane forests up to 2200 m alt

WEB SOURCES

palmpedia.net

pacsoa.org



Pinanga philippinensis