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ti plant, as tanget

Cordyline fruticosa

Description:

"Cordyline fruticosa is an evergreen flowering plant in the Asparagus family, Asparagaceae, known by a wide variety of common names including Cabbage Palm, Good Luck Plant, Palm Lily, Ti Plant, Kī, La'i (Hawaiian), Tī Pore (Māori), Sī (Tongan), "Lauti" (Samoan), and ʻAutī (Tahitian)." Tanget (above) comes from Papua New Guinea. "It is native to tropical southeastern Asia, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, northeastern Australia, the Indian Ocean, and parts of Polynesia. It is not native to either Hawaii or New Zealand but was introduced to both by Polynesian settlers."

Habitat:

Planted in a tropical garden.

Notes:

Often used in New Guinea to delineate a local border or boundary.

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Indonesia

Lat: -2.56, Long: 140.50

Spotted on Nov 24, 2011
Submitted on Dec 1, 2011

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