Rhapis excelsa (Thunb.) Henry

Mehmud, Selim & Roy, Himu, 2021, Diversity and distribution of palms (Arecaceae) in Assam, India, Check List 17 (1), pp. 69-93 : 86

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.15560/17.1.69

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5465275

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/284487AF-FFBB-FF8F-3B11-FBD8FB3CFA22

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scientific name

Rhapis excelsa (Thunb.) Henry
status

 

Rhapis excelsa (Thunb.) Henry

Diagnostic characters. Stems clustered, erect, unarmed, ca 1.5 m long and ca 1 cm in diameter; covered by black fibre of leaf sheath. Leaf palmate, alternate, 30–32 cm long; petiole ca 16 cm long; leaflets 6 or 7 in number, 15– 18 cm long, connate at the base up to 1–1.2 cm, free parts oblong to linear, ensiform, and veins 2 or 3.

Uses. Ornamental.

Material examined. USA • California, San Diego ; 32° 44′N, 117°10′W; alt. 30 m; 16 Feb. 1995; Jay B. Walker leg.; NYBG 00201827 View Materials GoogleMaps . INDIA • Assam, Kamrup Metro, Guwahati ; 26°11′10″N, 091°45′09.6″E; alt. 77 m; 14 Jun. 2018; S. Mehmud leg. GoogleMaps ; CH, ASSAM 96252 View Materials .

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Botanischer Garten und Botanisches Museum Berlin-Dahlem, Zentraleinrichtung der Freien Universitaet

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Department of Botany, Swedish Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Liliopsida

Order

Arecales

Family

Arecaceae

Genus

Rhapis