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Phenakospermum guyannense                                 Phenakospermum,Phenakospermum guyannense Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

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    "This plant grows to over 10 m in height but can be felled with a single blow with a machete."
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"Phenakospermum" is a monotypic genus in the family Strelitziaceae. Only one species is recognized, "Phenakospermum guyannense", native to Suriname, French Guiana and the eastern Amazon River basin. This plant grows to over 10 m in height but can be felled with a single blow with a machete.

Similar species: Gingers, Bananas, Etc.
Species identified by Peter Dexter Hoell
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By Peter Dexter Hoell

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Uploaded Nov 22, 2022. Captured Nov 3, 2022 17:32.
  • DSC-RX100M5A
  • f/2.8
  • 1/60s
  • ISO250
  • 18.89mm