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Sommieria leucophylla, Sommieria

Sommieria leucophylla

Family: Arecaceae / Palmae
Origin: New Guinea
Large shrub 5-10 ft tallSmall tree 10-20 ftSemi-shadeShadeRegular waterPalm or palm-like plant

The crown holds numerous, usually entire, deeply bifid leaves that are dark green above and silvery white to golden below.

In cultivation it is still very rare. It is slow growing and requires a protected spot in the tropical garden with ample moisture.

Sommieria leucophylla, Sommieria
Sommieria leucophylla, Sommieria

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