Linospadix monostachyos

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Linospadix monostachyos - cottan-bimbang, walking stick palm
Common name: cottan-bimbang, walking stick palm
Family: Arecaceae (Palm)
Synonym: Linospadix monostachya
Distribution: New South Wales, Queensland
Life form: Palm
Comments: Queensland, New South Wales. From Gympie to Bulahdelah. Occurs in rainforests along streambanks at up to 1200 m altitude. During World War I the stems of these palms were used as walking sticks for wounded soldiers. The young growth and the fruit are edible.


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