Trachycarpus oreophilus

Family: Arecaceae    Palm Tree

Common Name: Thai Mountain Fan Palm

Cold Hardiness Zone: 8a     View the UK and US zone maps

Occurring at 1700 to 2150 m (5600 to 7000 ft) elevation on the Doi Ching Dao mountain range in northwest of Thailand near Chang Mai and possibly in Myanmar. The name 'oreophilus' means 'cloud-loving', as these mountains are frequently covered in mist. The trunk is naked of fibres.

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Native to, Thailand

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