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Which genus/species do these giant roots belong to? :wacko:

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Jerry@TreeZoo

Gaussia have big roots.

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Neil C

I'm trying to think what palms you have Pal...Chamaerops?

Regards Neil

 

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Pal Meir
8 minutes ago, Neil C said:

I'm trying to think what palms you have Pal...Chamaerops?

Regards Neil

 

I have also photos of palms I don’t have: :D

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gtsteve

I am not convinced that they are big roots. I have seen how closely you can focus that macro lens.

I don't know, but I'm tipping that it is only a giant in Lilliput. 

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Laaz

Rhapis.

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gtsteve

Looks like my Chamaedorea plumosa.

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Pal Meir

Thank you all for your guesses! Yes, @gtsteve, you were right: My "giant" palm is very similar to your Chamaedorea, but even smaller, the diameter at the base is only 1 cm. And therefore the winner is: @Laaz, it is a Rhapis laosensis. Congratulations! :greenthumb::D

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doranakandawatta
11 hours ago, Pal Meir said:

Thank you all for your guesses! Yes, @gtsteve, you were right: My "giant" palm is very similar to your Chamaedorea, but even smaller, the diameter at the base is only 1 cm. And therefore the winner is: @Laaz, it is a Rhapis laosensis. Congratulations! :greenthumb::D

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Nice Baby,

Is that a mulch on the pot? or is your Rhapis growing in a garden?

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Pal Meir
1 hour ago, doranakandawatta said:

Nice Baby,

Is that a mulch on the pot? or is your Rhapis growing in a garden?

It is mulch in a pot made of fronds of Lytocaryum weddellianum in the upper layer and L insigne below.

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doranakandawatta
6 hours ago, Pal Meir said:

It is mulch in a pot made of fronds of Lytocaryum weddellianum in the upper layer and L insigne below.

Happy Rhapis getting a luxury mulch ... Lytocaryum fronds ... of course, I should have guessed !

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Pal Meir
7 hours ago, doranakandawatta said:

Happy Rhapis getting a luxury mulch ... Lytocaryum fronds ... of course, I should have guessed !

I love the Lytocaryum-typical pattern: B)

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Laaz

Does that mean I win a Insigne?  :D

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Pal Meir
20 minutes ago, Laaz said:

Does that mean I win a Insigne?  :D

I am so sorry, but as the L insigne (N°1402) is potted in soil (customs!) and 180 cm tall/long it was not possible to ship it to the U.S.A. :( But I could give you some original L insigne fronds mulch: :innocent:

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Laaz

Just kidding. If you ever get seeds keep me in mind...

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