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Can anyone identify this palm species?

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Some people said its kalpataru palm, bottle palm, and hybrid bottle palm.



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Maybe a spindle palm or gaussia maya

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Neither spindle nor bottle. There is distinct coloration in the leaf-bases/petioles and foliage at a young age in those species. Spindle has a sort of "mini Triangle Palm" thing going while young, with a golden color...likewise the bottle has distinct reddish coloration while young that makes it particularly attractive at that size. I'd go with a Gaussia of some sort, or perhaps something completely different. Even some Chamaedorea can have a similar look, at least it seems to me...though that bulging base would seem to contradict such an idea.

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