Linospadix minor (W.Hill) Burret
Burret, (M.)K.E. (1934) Notizblatt des Botanischen Gartens und Museums zu Berlin-Dahlem 12: 330.
Palm, Walking Stick; Walking Stick Palm; Palm, Minor Walking Stick; Minor Walking Stick Palm; Jak-arungle
Clustering small palm, 1-2 m tall. Usually flowers and fruits as a shrub 1-2 m tall but occasionally grows to 5 m.
Leaves consist of about 2-24 sessile leaflets each attached to the rhachis by a broad base. Leaflet blades about 18-23 x 1-6 cm. Terminal leaflets or segments wider at the base than any of the lateral leaflets. Major veins 4 or 5 per leaflet. Large, scattered, orbicular 'cells' visible with a lens. Leaflet apex praemorse, at least the broader ones.
Seed germination time 40 to 364 days. Cataphylls 2 or 3, sheathing the stem. First pair of true leaves simple, pinnatisect and deeply bilobed. Veins parallel. At the tenth leaf stage: leaf compound with two broad-based, sessile, longitudinally veined leaflets or simple with a leaf of similar shape and texture. Leaf bases longitudinally striated and sheathing the stem.