Areca concinna

Synonymy: Often confused with Areca triandra, especially in cultivation, where A. concinna is rare and A. triandra is fairly common Distribution: Sri Lanka
Common names: Unknown Conservation status: Rare

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Rare species from Sri Lanka, related to the famous Betel Nut palm. Use it as a house- or greenhouse palm, and allow it medium light and an abundant supply of water. Attractive and fast growing, it is rarely offered for sale.

Photo courtesy and copyright 1998, Geoff Stein; taken at Nong Nooch Tropical Gardens, Thailand.

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