Areca ipot

palm DATA

Habitat: Low sloping forest, Philippines

Notes:  Handsome palm with its tight clusters of red fruit borne next to the crownshaft. Smaller palm that enjoys filtered light when planted in the landscape.

Cold Hardiness: Requires Tropical/Subtropical Setting

Conservation

This palm is under threat in habitat from forest destruction and the collection of its unripe seeds for betel nut chewing.

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