Korthalsia zippelii Blume, Rumphia 2: 171 (1843)

Primary tabs

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Distribution

Map uses TDWG level 3 distributions (https://github.com/tdwg/wgsrpd)
New Guinea present (World Checklist of Arecaceae)B
K. zippelii is evidently widespread in the lowlands of New Guinea. (Dransfield, J. 1981: A Synopsis of the Genus Korthalsia (Palmae: Lepidocaryoideae))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. (Dransfield, J. 1981: A Synopsis of the Genus Korthalsia (Palmae: Lepidocaryoideae))A

Bibliography

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