Harley & C.E. Back to Previous Page. Close-up. "this is a glimpse of a yellow-crownshafted palm in Floribunda Nursery, Hawaii". Phonetic spelling of Latin names by edric. It can grow to 16 metres (52 feet) tall. The tree does not tolerate temperatures that dip below 55 degrees Fahrenheit, and prefers a location with high humidity. Height 25-30 ft.: lfts. lending a helping hand; Forum member Robert Wilson (Trinidad! Cyrtostachys renda, Cyrtostachys lakka Family: Arecaceae / Palmae Lipstick Palm, Sealing Wax Palm Origin: Malaysia, Indonesia, Borneo. Cyrtostachys renda, differs from all other species in its genus, in the bright red crownshaft and leaf sheath, the lowest number of pinnae (26 – 40 on each side), the pinnae being waxy white abaxially, the inflorescence branched mostly to 2 orders (possibly up to 3), the tectum surface of pollen rugulate, and its preferred habitat in lowland peat swamp forest, in southern Thailand, Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and Borneo. 2009)/Palmweb. Lipstick Palm, Sealing Wax Palm. Cyrtostachys renda. Frim, Malaysia. This stunning feather palm develops a brilliantly red trunk and is very hard to find. It is threatened in some areas due to reduction of lowland forests. Additional Common Names. In the wild Lipstick palm can get up to 50ft tall. Is this a good way to germinate these seeds? Cold Tolerance: It is not hardy, surviving only brief temperature drops down to … Sumatra. The brilliant red trunk and leaf stems of the lipstick palm make it a must-have for any lover of tropical plants. In Brief Garden, Bentota, Sri Lanka. Common Name: sealing wax palm. Frustratingly, they grow like weeds in South-East Asia, yet are so rarely available elsewhere. Many Special Thanks to Ed Vaile for his long hours of tireless editing and numerous contributions. Origin: Malaysia, Sumatra, Thailand, Borneo Tropical weather Brightness: half shadow It is a is a slender multi-stemmed and rather slow-growing, clustering palm with a bright red coloured crown shaft and leaf sheath - unlike any other member of this palm's family. Heatubun. Height 25-30 ft.: lfts. "One of the hotel garden's focal points as you walked around the grounds." The above text is from the Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture. Before them, Tucker (1992) reported, that in Singapore Botanic Garden grew C. renda ‘Ruby’ and that it was one of the most treasured specimens of all, and he also discussed a strange brown crownshafted form of C. renda in Florida. Native to Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra, and Borneo. But the moment you remove them from the “clutter” they tend not to thrive. Heatubun. A clumping palm, up to 12 m tall, with characteristically bright red leaf sheaths (each about 60 cm long) around the stems. (RPS.com). Pistillate flowers 4 – 5 × 3 – 4 mm; sepals 3 – 4 × 2 – 3 mm, imbricate, strongly keeled, dark brown to black; petals 3 – 3.5 × 2 – 2.5 mm; gynoecium 3.5 × 1.5 mm (including three recurved stigma 0.5 – 1 mm); staminodes circular, 0.5 – 1 mm height. Cyrtostachys renda, Blume. Origin: Malaysia, Sumatra, Thailand, Borneo Tropical weather Brightness: half shadow Species with great landscaping appeal that stands out for the bright red (Ch.D. Carara National Park, 2008 costa Rica. Sumatra. Ellison & Ellison (2001) introduced two cultivars, C. renda ‘Apple’ and C. renda ‘Orange Crownshaft’, followed by Waddel (2002) with his C. renda ‘Theodora Buhler’. Its strange to note that whole palm tree is covered with little ones – sort of like overcrowded and suffocating the parent plant. If you have a photo of this plant, please upload it! Common Name: Red Sealing Wax Palm, Lipstick Palm Origin: Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo Height: Up to 20’ Light: Partial sun Water: Provide with a lot of water.As they naturally grow in swamps, they are highly tolerant of flooding and can be grown in standing water. Inflorescence strongly divaricate, to 90 cm long, branched to 2 (possibly 3) orders, creamy, green to dark purplish-red; peduncle 5 – 8 cm long; rachilla 27 – 73.5 cm long and 4 – 6 mm in diam., calyx persistent on rachillae when fruits fallen off; pits 2 – 5 mm in diam., 5 – 7 pits per 1 cm rachilla length. long. It has a beautiful red crownshaft and will reach a height of about 16 feet. Cyrtostachys renda. With its striking colour schemes, this palm is in much demand by landscapers in tropical and sub tropical regions. Var. Does anybody have any recommendations or tips? This page was last modified 09:35, 15 February 2019 by. Height – Will reach 6 metres (18ft) in height. With its stunning red stalk and lush green leaves the Lipstick Palm stands out in the crowd. Seeds 4 – 5 × 3 – 5 × 3 – 5, ellipsoid to ovoid. Stem about 6 – 10 cm in diam., green with greyish stripes or yellow with somewhat greenish and purplish stripes, internodes 15 – 24 cm long, crown appearing shuttle-cock shaped. Lipstick palm is a tropical plant native to Malaysia, Borneo, Southern Thailand and Sumatra, where it grows in swampy areas, along riverbanks and in coastal tidal areas. (Ch.D. Dennis Hundscheidt's Tropical Brisbane Garden, Australia. Who hasn't lusted after this tropical beauty, with its scarlet crownshaft and petioles, red as sealing wax. Family: Arecaceae. Foliage. Tree Characteristics. Lewis. Lf.- stalks brightly colored. Palm Shape. Photo by Dr. John Dransfield, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew/Palmweb. This heat loving, evergreen palm is native to the hot, … 4. Height (on average, in landscape use): 10'- 45' (usually seen on the smaller end because if its slow growing rate) Height to Spread Ratio: 3:1; Growth Rate: Slow; Landscape Values: Accent, Background, Border, Color, Edging, Facer, Filler, Foundation, Framing, Mass, Patio, Quick Effect, Screen, Sculptural Form, Space Division, Specimen With Jeff Searle (of Searle Brothers Nursery, FL.) Spread – Clump forming; Soil – Humus rich, moist and well drained. We have formalised this typification here. Height: 8.00 to 15.00 feet. Photo by Dr. John Dransfield, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew/Palmweb. Editing by edric. Full sunlight can burn the fronds. I soaked the seeds for a couple of days, changing the water daily, then I put it into a ziplock bag in damp peat moss. Click on "Collapse" in the header to hide this text. Cyrtostachys renda is a clustering palm that features an incredible brilliant red crownshaft and petioles. "another color of Cyrtostachys... this one is a brownish-red called 'apple'. It can be grown in containers, and makes an acccent when used as specimen especially next to a pond or water feature. Cyrtostachys renda is native to Malaysia, Borneo, and Sumatra where it grows in coastal peat swamps, sometimes reaching heights of over 30 feet. Zone: 11 to 12. Carara National Park, Gift shop area. These palms require tropical conditions but will also grow happily in the greenhouse or conservatory. Pomano Beach, FL. Bangar, Brunei Darussalam. Outdoor/Indoor Use: Both. The bright green stems, and brilliant red to orange crownshafts, make Cyrtostachys renda a highly desirable and widely cultivated ornamental. Medellin, Colombia. Heatubun, Ch.D.2009. Special thanks to Palmweb.org, Dr. John Dransfield, Dr. Bill Baker & team, for their volumes of information and photos. All images copyright of the artists and photographers (see images for credits). Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture Cyrtostachys renda, Blume. Cyrtostachys renda grows in lowland peat swamp forest, especially in coastal areas, but more rarely occurs in peat swamps in uplands from 0 – 500 m above sea level. More Images. (1,500 Mts. Menggalong, Sabah, Malaysia. Has Evergreen foliage. Type: Palm or Cycad. Cyrtostachys renda has a HPWRA (Hawai'i Pacific Weed Risk Assessment) score of 1. General Description. Also known as the red palm, rajah palm, and Malay: pinang rajah, Cyrtostachys renda is a slender multi-stemmed, slow-growing, clustering palm tree. Carara National Park, 2008 costa Rica. Photo by Philippe. Naturally growing in swamps and highly tolerant of flooding. "One of the hotel garden's focal points as you walked around the grounds." In the protologue of Cyrtostachys renda, no material is cited, although a reference is made to Blume’s account in Rumphia, published some years later, in which the Korthals specimen is mentioned (Blume 1838, 1843). Position – Part shade to full sun. Erect with a High Canopy. Native Range: Malay peninsula, Borneo, Sumatra. Family: Arecaceae. Place or plant the lipstick palm in an outside location with dappled sunlight. Photo by Ryan D. Gallivan. Asmussen-Lange, W.J. Cyrtostachys renda has multiple slender trunks which grow in clusters up to 10 – 20 ft tall and 1-5 ft wide. 2009)/Palmweb. Photo by Paul Latzias. Photo by Ryan D. Gallivan. only species found to the west of Wallace’s Line, occurring in the southern part of Thailand, Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and Borneo. Genera Palmarum - Evolution and Classification of the Palms. 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