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Ravenala madagascariensis Traveler's palm Pisang kipas Musaceae
 

Ravenala madagascariensis, Traveller's palm, Pisang kipas

 

Ravenala madagascariensis, Traveller's palm, Pisang kipas

The bright green leaves of this species grow up to 10 Ravenala madagascariensis, Traveller's palm, Pisang kipasft (3 m) long, form two opposite rows and are held on tightly overlapped long stalks.
Its trunk terminates in the sheathing bases of the leaf stalks, which lap together. The whole arrangement grows 30 ft (9 m) tall, spreading out to form a wide, flat fan of foliage.
Clusters of white flowers emerge from between the leaf bases in summer.
Flowering colors: White
Cultivation: Ravenala needs rich, moist but well-drained soil and a sunny spot in a hot climate. Ravenala madagascariensis, Traveller's palm, Pisang kipas
Shelter from strong winds.
Propagate from seed or by division of suckers at any time.

 

 

 
Ravenala madagascariensis, Traveller's palm, Pisang kipas Ravenala madagascariensis, Traveller's palm, Pisang kipas Ravenala madagascariensis, Traveller's palm, Pisang kipas

   

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