Korthalsia zippelii Blume, Rumphia 2: 171 (1843)

Primary tabs

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Distribution

Map uses TDWG level 3 distributions (http://www.nhm.ac.uk/hosted_sites/tdwg/geogrphy.html)
New Guineapresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae)B
K. zippelii is evidently widespread in the lowlands of New Guinea. (J. Dransfield, A Synopsis of the Genus Korthalsia (Palmae: Lepidocaryoideae). 1981)A

Discussion

  • The laciniate primary bracts of the inflorescence, and the very crowded scarcely tomentose rachillae make this a distinctive species. For differences between this species and K. brassii see below. (J. Dransfield, A Synopsis of the Genus Korthalsia (Palmae: Lepidocaryoideae). 1981)A

Bibliography

A. J. Dransfield, A Synopsis of the Genus Korthalsia (Palmae: Lepidocaryoideae). 1981
B. World Checklist of Arecaceae