Oraniopsis appendiculata (F.M.Bailey) J.Dransf., A.K.Irvine & N.W.Uhl
Dransfield, J., Irvine, A.K. & Uhl, N. (1985) Principes 29(2): 57, 61.
Grey Palm; Orania Palm
Single stemmed palm up to 20 m tall. The base of trunk is usually leaning on the ground and enlarged. Plant bear either male or female flowers.
Inflorescence to 120 cm long, inflorescences of either male or female flowers. Peduncle of inflorescence flattened and winged at base. Flowers solitary, spirally arranged, with a short pedicel. Sepals 3, c. 1 x 0.5 mm, triangular, fused at base, white-cream. Petals 3, c. 5-6 x 2-2.2 mm, triangular, white-cream. Stamens 6, 3 inserted between petals, 3 attached to petals; staminodes present on female flowers. Stigma c. 0.8 mm long.
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