|Synonymy: Metroxylon rumphii, M. squarrosum||Distribution: Southeast Asia and nearby Pacific|
|Common names: Sago palm, rumbia (local name)||Conservation status: Unknown|
Sago palm in the vegetative trunk stage, with a sucker;
clove trees in the background. Siri-Sori, Saparua
Island, Maluku Province, Indonesia, 06 Dec.1988.
A sago palm grove with palms in various stages of development: suckers,
vegetative trunk stage, generative stage (various flowering stages), and a
dead trunk. Waipirit, West Seram, Maluku Province, Indonesia, 13 July 1989.
Photos courtesy and copyright © 1988-89, Rik
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