Archontophoenix alexandrae

Archontophoenix alexandrae

Archontophoenix alexandrae

(Alexander Palm)

FAMILY

Arecaceae

Species

Archontophoenix alexandrae

Common name

Alexander Palm

Fruit colour; life form

Orange, red; palm

Campus

Cairns, Townsville

Description

Solitary palm, the trunk is enlarged at the base, rings relatively close together, pinnate leaves arching at the top forming a crown usually greyish on the lower surface. Old leaves are shed regularly. Fruit orange to red 1-1.5 cm long.