Pinanga veitchii (1 seedling)
Description: A dwarf understory palm native to Borneo. This species grows in clumps and develops slender trunks which rarely exceed two meters in height. Most unusual are the leaves of the seedlings and young shoots which are mottled in a camouflage pattern of purple-brown and pale green.
A tropical lowland plant requiring high humidity, heavy shading, and a minimum temperature of 20 C for good growth. Prefers rich but well-drained soil with a high humus content.