Raphia hookeri

Raphia hookeri


Palmae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

-


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Mann & Wendl.


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 3: 162


Vouchers

??


Common Name(s)

palm wine tree (Liberian english/ local name/ trade name) Piasawa (Liberian english/ local name/ trade name)


Notes

A common palm tree, locally dominant in swamps; this species develops a distinct stem, wrapped with ‘Raphia” fibers. Leaves pinnate, very long, with small prickles along the margin, glaucous beneath.

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