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Trachycarpus fortunei (Hook.) H. Wendl.

  • Common Name: Windmill Palm
  • Family: Arecaceae Juss.

  • Country of Origin: China
  • Habitat: Mountainous regions, often snow covered in winter

  • Description: [syn. Trachycarpus excelsus]

  • Culture: This species prefers cooler, temperate conditions and will suffer in constant warm locations.

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Accession Data:

  • Accession # 199600018
  • Source: Chiltern Seeds
  • Accession Date: 09-05-1996
  • Bench: 1208 - AUS:Indo-Burma B
  • Qty: 1 confirmed on 04-01-2014


  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • SubClass: commelinids
  • Order: Arecales
  • SubOrder:
  • Family: Arecaceae
  • SubFamily: Coryphoideae
  • Tribe: Trachycarpeae
  • SubTribe: Rhapidinae


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Other Accessions in Arecaceae

Subfamily Arecoideae
Tribe Areceae

Subfamily Ceroxyloideae
Tribe Hyophorbeae

Subfamily Coryphoideae
Tribe Phoeniceae

Subfamily Coryphoideae
Tribe Sabaleae

Subfamily Coryphoideae
Tribe Trachycarpeae

W/C = Wild Collected

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