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Pandanus tectorius
Screw pine
Pandan besar Pandanaceae
 

Pandanus tectorius, Screwpine, Pandan laut, Pandan besar

 

Pandanus tectorius, Screwpine, Pandan laut, Pandan besarFrom Polynesia, this species is often wider than its height and tPandanus tectorius, Screwpine, Pandan laut, Pandan besarhe weight of its branches is supported by stout, buttress-like aerial roots. Male flowers are strongly and sweetly scented.
The leaves have long spines on their edges and also on the undersides of the midrib, and they are used for thatching and weaving into mats, baskets and other essentials.
Cultivation: Keep the plants tidy by removing dead and damaged leaves.
Propagate from seed, soaked for 24 hours before planting, or by detaching rooted suckers.

 
Pandanus tectorius, Screwpine, Pandan laut, Pandan besar Pandanus tectorius, Screwpine, Pandan laut, Pandan besar Pandanus tectorius, Screwpine, Pandan laut, Pandan besar

   

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