The bright green stems, and brilliant red to orange crownshafts, make Cyrtostachys renda a highly desirable and widely cultivated ornamental. Carara National Park, Gift shop area. Height 25-30 ft.: lfts. Carara National Park, 2008 costa Rica. It loves hot weather, is water tolerant, and cold intolerant. All the cultivars of C. renda were described based on different stem and crownshaft colours. Ellison & Ellison (2001) introduced two cultivars, C. renda ‘Apple’ and C. renda ‘Orange Crownshaft’, followed by Waddel (2002) with his C. renda ‘Theodora Buhler’. Leaves 7 – 10 per crown, erect, stiff, to 150 cm long; sheath tubular, about 100 cm long, forming distinct crownshaft, scarlet to bright red, with scattered black thick scales; petiole elongate, 5 – 50 cm long, 1.5 – 2.5 cm wide and 1 – 2 cm thick at the base, channelled adaxially, rounded abaxially, red, indumentum as sheath; leaflets regularly arranged, leathery, 26 – 40 leaflets on each side, 56 – 107 × 3 – 6 cm at middle portion, apical leaflets 10 – 20 × 1 – 2 cm, briefly pointed with long tip and sometimes notched at apices, green, discolorous when dried, glaucous adaxially, waxy white abaxially, mid-vein with discontinuous membranous brown scales. SEALING WAX PALM, LIPSTICK PALM, RED SEALING WAX PALM. Foliage. only species found to the west of Wallace’s Line, occurring in the southern part of Thailand, Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and Borneo. 2009)/Palmweb. (RPS.com). Harold E. Moore annotated Beccari PB 2674 (FI) as lectotype in 1956, but to our knowledge did not publish this lectotypification. Height: 25' – 35' (7.5m – 10.5m) Spread: 12' – 20' (3.6m – 6m) Water Needs: Average, High : Maintenance: Low : Soil Type: Loam : Soil pH: Acid, Neutral : Soil Drainage: Moist but Well-Drained : Characteristics: Showy, Evergreen : Tolerance: Wet Soil : Garden Uses: Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers, Ponds and Streams: Garden Styles: Mediterranean Garden Height 25-30 ft.: lfts. 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 Cyrtostachys renda. Special thanks to Geoff Stein, (Palmbob) for his hundreds of photos. 2008 IPS Biennial. " Click on "Collapse" in the header to hide this text. Botanical nomenclature: Cyrtostachys renda - lakka Common name: Lipstick Palm, Lakka Palm Family: arecaceae Height: between 4 and 6 meters. Duvivierianum, Pynaert. Botanical nomenclature: Cyrtostachys renda - lakka Common name: Lipstick Palm, Lakka Palm Family: arecaceae Height: between 4 and 6 meters. Uses: This palm has limited traditional uses; stems are used for flooring and leaves for thatch. Seeds 4 – 5 × 3 – 5 × 3 – 5, ellipsoid to ovoid. 2008 IPS Biennial. Frim, Malaysia. Cultivated as an ornamental palm for its attractive bright red stems and leaf stalks. I got some seed for Cyrtostachys renda and Ive heard that it can be slow. Growth Rate – Moderate … Zone: 11 to 12. Is this a good way to germinate these seeds? 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. Baker, M.M. Common Name: sealing wax palm. Origin: Malaysia, Sumatra, Thailand, Borneo Tropical weather Brightness: half shadow Species with great landscaping appeal that stands out for the bright red It can grow to 16 metres (52 feet) tall. Photo by Dr. John Dransfield, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew/Palmweb. The transfer of Cyrtostachys lakka to a synonym of C. renda has already been made by Whitmore (1982). More Images. It may be out of date, but still contains valuable and interesting information which can be incorporated into the remainder of the article. (Ch.D. long. Photo by John Doughten. 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. Origin: Malaysia, Sumatra, Thailand, Borneo Tropical weather Brightness: half shadow Plus, there may be other photos available for you to add. Heatubun. Lipstick Palm Tree - Cyrtostachys renda Looking for a medium sized exotic palm tree that gets attention, the Lipstick Palm tree (Cyrtostachys renda) does that and more. CYRTOSTACHYS renda. Height: 20 - 30 feet. Botanical Name: Howea forsteriana If you love large indoor plants, try growing the Kentia palm. With Jeff Searle (of Searle Brothers Nursery, FL.) With its striking colour schemes, this palm is in much demand by landscapers in tropical and sub tropical regions. Close-up. Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Mount Coot-tha, Brisbane, Australia. Erect with a High Canopy. Bangar, Brunei Darussalam. It is threatened in some areas due to reduction of lowland forests. Its strange to note that whole palm tree is covered with little ones – sort of like overcrowded and suffocating the parent plant. Cyrtostachys renda, Cyrtostachys lakka Family: Arecaceae / Palmae Lipstick Palm, Sealing Wax Palm Origin: Malaysia, Indonesia, Borneo. Cyrtostachys renda. 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. Photo by Dr. William J. Baker, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew/Palmweb. Cyrtostachys renda, Blume. This page has been accessed 35,099 times. 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. Sumatra. Family Name: Arecaceae (Palmae) Synonym: Cyrtostachys lakka Common Names: Sealing-wax Palm, Pinang Rajah, Maharajah Palm, Lipstick Palm, Red Sealing Wax Height: 2.0 TO 2.5 METRES OVERALL HEIGHT Family: Arecaceae. These palms require tropical conditions but will also grow happily in the greenhouse or conservatory. Botanical Name – Cyrtostachys renda; Common Names – Lipstick Palm, Sealing Wax Palm. It is one of the most famous palm varieties and reaches an impressive height of 8-10 feet on proper care. Waikumbas, South Sumatra, Indonesia. Outdoor/Indoor Use: Both. "One of the hotel garden's focal points as you walked around the grounds." The above text is from the Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture. Photo by Dr. John Dransfield, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew/Palmweb. Sumatra. Plant Common Name. Jeff Marcus is growing this palm in Hawaii in his nursery outside of Hilo". Height – Will reach 6 metres (18ft) in height. Infraspecific taxa have been described, from cultivation and the number of these could increase in parallel to horticultural demand. Photo by Paul Latzias. ... Average Max Height (Mature) 5 - 10 ft, 10 - 20 ft: Palm Tree Radius Spacing (Mature) 4. A monograph of Cyrtostachys (Arecaceae). A clumping palm, up to 12 m tall, with characteristically bright red leaf sheaths (each about 60 cm long) around the stems. Heatubun. 2009)/Palmweb. 2008 IPS Biennial. 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. The feathered leaves of this palm appear in different shades, with pale green foliage lower down and deeper darker green leaves on the top of the tree. Bob) shimmies up one stem and cuts off one of the first, fruit-laden infructescences to become victim to Bus #4's undying thirst for palm seed.Photo by Ryan D. Gallivan. linear or ensiform, obtuse but somewhat obliquely bifid, delicate gray beneath, the petioles dark, brownish red: spadix 3-4 ft. long, the branches nearly alternate, about 18 in. The lipstick palm (Cyrtostachys renda), commonly called sealing wax palm, grows to a height of 20 feet. This heat loving, evergreen palm is native to the hot, … Full sunlight can burn the fronds. Heatubun. 23 Responses to “Propagating the Lipstick Palm (Cyrtostachys renda)” james Says: July 26th, 2010 at 9:39 am. Menggalong, Sabah, Malaysia. In Brief Garden, Bentota, Sri Lanka. (Ch.D. Lipstick Palm, Sealing Wax Palm. "One of the hotel garden's focal points as you walked around the grounds." 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. Native to Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra, and Borneo. Description: Cyrtostachys renda is a small to medium sized clumping palm to 9 m of height (occasionally up to 20 m) in its native range, often only to 3-5 m elsewhere, It is a spectacular plant, with vivid red crownshaft, and petioles, making it instantly recognizable from other palms. How to say cyrtostachys renda in English? 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. Floribunda, Hawaii, According to Jeff this is a cross between the "standard" red Cyrtostachys renda and the yellow form. Phonetic spelling of Latin names by edric. Uhl, C.B. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Height: 8.00 to 15.00 feet. Naturally growing in swamps and highly tolerant of flooding. But the moment you remove them from the “clutter” they tend not to thrive. Also known as the red palm, rajah palm, and Malay: pinang rajah, Cyrtostachys renda is a slender multi-stemmed, slow-growing, clustering palm tree. It has a beautiful red crownshaft and will reach a height of about 16 feet. Back to Previous Page. Fruits 7 – 10 × 4 – 7 mm, ellipsoid to ovoid, light green becoming black when ripe. Type: Palm or Cycad. Photo by Philippe. In the case of C. lakka, Beccari (1885) cited two specimens, Beccari PB 2674 and 4038, both of which are extant at FI. This page was last modified on 26 August 2009, at 01:40. Kew Bulletin 64: 67-94. All images copyright of the artists and photographers (see images for credits). Cyrtostachys renda (Lipstick Palm, Sealing Wax Palm) Lipstic palm is a tropical palm that has a showy red trunk, which is the reason of its common name. 2008 costa Rica. "this is a glimpse of a yellow-crownshafted palm in Floribunda Nursery, Hawaii". Slender, clustering palm with up to about 3 or more adult stems up to 15 (– 20) m high. Native Range: Malay peninsula, Borneo, Sumatra. Origin: Malaysia, Sumatra, Thailand, Borneo Tropical weather Brightness: half shadow Species with great landscaping appeal that stands out for the bright red Photo by Dr. John Dransfield, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew/Palmweb. Many Special Thanks to Ed Vaile for his long hours of tireless editing and numerous contributions. Lf.- stalks brightly colored. Dennis Hundscheidt's Tropical Brisbane Garden, Australia. Position – Part shade to full sun. Who hasn't lusted after this tropical beauty, with its scarlet crownshaft and petioles, red as sealing wax. It is, however, a highly desirable and widely cultivated ornamental for tropical regions. Cyrtostachys renda has multiple slender trunks which grow in clusters up to 10 – 20 ft tall and 1-5 ft wide. The brilliant red trunk and leaf stems of the lipstick palm make it a must-have for any lover of tropical plants. Editing by edric. Harley & C.E. 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