Ptychosperma caryotoides  

“Ptychosperma caryotoides” Habitat: Central highlands of New Guinea. Description: A small solitary palm, with a whitish colored crownshaft, and a slender trunk. The trunk is predominantly green with white undertones, and white leaf scares The leaves are fishtailed shaped but longer in length and more arching. The palm can reach heights over 30 feet Description: This palm enjoys moist well drained soil and plenty of shade. It can only handle a small amount of sun as a young tree all the way through adulthood. This palm is eaily grown, and should not require special attention