Pinanga Crassipes / Licuala Maculata

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Pinanga crassipes is a palm tree species in the Arecaceae family. It is only found in Borneo. This shade loving understory palm grow short and quite thick trunk, it has beautiful mottled when juvenile and grow pinnate leather like leaf when matured. It requires high humidity with minimum temperature 68F. Grows the best on slightly acidic soil in the garden

A beautiful dwarf palm with entire or sparsely pinnate, light and dark green mottled leaves. The slender, canelike stems grow to 4 m (13 ft.) tall. It originates from the understory of rainforests in western Thailand and on the Malay Peninsula, and will feel most at home in a protected spot in the tropical garden. Due to its small size, it can also be kept as a potted plant.

Care Guide




50% to 70% light intensity and brilliant indirect light are needed.


Requires 50% up to 80% room humidity, temperate climate between 68°F to 77°F is needed for better grows


Water well on dry/summer every 5 days, please wait until top 3inches soil are dry. Once the watering habit are established for maximum grows, this plant can thrive for very long time. Wait for longer gap between watering in winter as most of the wild specimen has it’s habit on defending its life by dormancy. Make sure your plant medium get fairly dry.


Requires well balanced acidity soil (6.5 to 7 pH) with well drained substrate that rich in organic matters


Balance nutrients is needed, macro and micro nutrients for easy growing experience.


Vegetatively propagated succesfully by division, carefully cutting of small pup. Generatively growing by seed.



Difficulty level

This selected specimen is an easy-to-care plant, once it’s acclimated well to its new environment it will thrive with the right nurturing habits.

Pet friendly

This plants sap contains calcium oxalate crystals that could cause skin irritation, and dangerous if diggest. Please be advice to keep it away from you lovely pets.

Environmental threat 

Most plants have their defense mechanisms to survive environmental threats happened. It has significant responses to its original habitat. It is considered rare in natural habitats due to habitat loss from human activities.


Tropical rainforest mainly on wet tropical biome

Elevation Limits (Meter above sea)


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