Voanioala gerardii

"Forest Coconut"

About:

Voanioala gerardii, commonly known as the Forest Coconut, is a species of flowering plant in the Arecaceae family. It is a large Coconut relative that is monotypic within the genus Voanioala. It is endemic to Madagascar. It is threatened by habitat loss, and it is estimated that there are fewer than ten mature trees remaining.