John&Jacq~s Garden

Johannesteijsmannia magnifica with magnificent diamond shaped leaves

Johannesteijsmannia magnifica (Silver Joey, Umbrella Palm, Daun Payung in Malay)

Silver Joey or Umbrella Palm is an exotic and very rare palm.

It has magnificent foliage that will definitely be swooned over by palm lovers and gardeners.

Its silvery leaves are beautifully shaped like diamonds and have wonderful parallel venations.

It has become an endangered species due to destructive logging, as well as illegal and uncontrolled seed harvesting. It is currently listed as threatened and endangered in the IUCN Red List, 1997.

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