Adonidia merrillii

Adonidia merrillii

Adonidia merrillii

(Christmas Palm)

FAMILY

Arecaceae

Species

Adonidia merrillii

Common name

Christmas Palm

Fruit colour; life form

Red; palm

Campus

Townsville

Description

A solitary palm with a crown of 9-15 arching pinnate leaves, the annular rings are close together. Fruit are glossy red, elliptical-ovoid 2.7-3.3 cm long.