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Hyphaene thebaica

Species Information      

 

 

Species name

Hyphaene thebaica

Common name(s)

Egyptian Doum Palm (English), Gingerbread tree (English)

Family

Arecaceae

Natural range

Sudan; Benin; Burkina Faso; Cameroon; Central African Republic; Chad; Congo; Côte d'Ivoire; Djibouti; Egypt; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea-Bissau; Kenya; Libya; Mali; Mauritania; Mozambique; Niger; Nigeria; Saudi Arabia; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Somalia; South Sudan; Togo; Yemen

Propagation

 

 

Method

Seed

Soil Media

1:1:1 peatmoss, perlite, fine tuff

Pretreatment

Crack seed and soak in water overnight

Depth sown

6 cm

Environment

Outside

Expected success rate

30%

Method

Vegetative

Rooting Media

1:1:3 peatmoss, perlite, fine tuff

Propagule

Suckers

Environment

Outside

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This information was provided by Royal Botanic Garden, Jordan. For further information, or to
buy seeds or seedlings of this species, please contact: info@royalbotanicgarden.org