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Useful Tropical Plants

Lanonia hainanensis

(A.J.Hend., L.X.Guo & Barfod) A.J.Hend. & C.D.Bacon

Arecaceae

+ Synonyms

Licuala hainanensis A.J.Hend., L.X.Guo & Barfod

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General Information

Lanonia hainanensis is an evergreen palm producing a cluster of stems up to 4 metres tall and 3cm in diameter; each stem is topped by a crown of 12 - 15 fan-shaped leaves with petioles up to 160cm long and leaf blades to 120cm wide. The erect inflorescences are up to 100cm tall[
1968
Title
Palms of Southern Asia
Publication
 
Author
Henderson A.
Publisher
Princeton University Press, New York
Year
2009
ISBN
978-0-691-13449-9
Description
An excellent concise guide
].
The leaves are harvested from the wild for local use as a source of materials.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

1969
Title
Lanonia (Arecaceae: Palmae), a New Genus from Asia, with a Revision of the Species
Publication
Systematic Botany (2011), 36(4): pp. 883-895
Author
Henderson A.J. & Bacon C.D.
Website
http://1Ó.16OO/O36364411X6O4'JO3
Publisher
 
Year
2011
ISBN
 
Description
 

Range

E. Asia - southern China (Hainan)

Habitat

Lowland rain forest; at elevations from 270 - 1,100 metres[
1969
Title
Lanonia (Arecaceae: Palmae), a New Genus from Asia, with a Revision of the Species
Publication
Systematic Botany (2011), 36(4): pp. 883-895
Author
Henderson A.J. & Bacon C.D.
Website
http://1Ó.16OO/O36364411X6O4'JO3
Publisher
 
Year
2011
ISBN
 
Description
 
].

Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitEvergreen Tree
Height4.50 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details



A dioecious species, both male and female forms need to be grown if fruit and seed are required[
1968
Title
Palms of Southern Asia
Publication
 
Author
Henderson A.
Publisher
Princeton University Press, New York
Year
2009
ISBN
978-0-691-13449-9
Description
An excellent concise guide
].

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The leaves are used to make raincoats[
1968
Title
Palms of Southern Asia
Publication
 
Author
Henderson A.
Publisher
Princeton University Press, New York
Year
2009
ISBN
978-0-691-13449-9
Description
An excellent concise guide
].

Propagation

Seed -
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