A new species of rheophytic palm from New Guinea

Dowe, John L., and Ferrero, Michael D. (2000) A new species of rheophytic palm from New Guinea. Palms, 44 (4). pp. 194-197.

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Abstract

A new rheophytic palm, Hydriastele rheophytica, is described for New Guinea. Although other New Guinea palm species occur on the banks of fast flowing rivers, they also occur on adjacent slopes and in other locations. Hydriastele rheophytica is confined to stream edges as part of a rheophytic community. This elegant species has been in cultivation in north Queensland for several years, proving adaptable to, and thriving in, many conditions.

Item ID: 12984
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
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ISSN: 1523-4495
Date Deposited: 13 Dec 2010 02:04
FoR Codes: 06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0603 Evolutionary Biology > 060399 Evolutionary Biology not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9608 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity > 960899 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity of Environments not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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