Arenga microcarpa Becc.
Beccari, O. in Schumann, K.M. & Hollrung, M. (1889) Die Flora von Kaiser Wilhelms Land : 16. Type: Papua New Guinea, Morobe Province, Finchaven, Hollrung 302.
Multi-stemmed palm (1-3 dominant) up to 7 m tall with numerous suckers around the base, stems up to 15 cm dbh.
Leaves pinnate, up to 4 m long. Leaflets 78-142 per leaf (ca. 30-70 pinnae on each side of leaf), narrow, stiff, pleated, dark green above and lighter below, apices notched and grows from the rachis at a 30° angle to create a V-shaped leaf. Terminal leaflets are fused at their bases and fishtail-like. Pinnae grey-green on underside. Crownshaft absent.
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