Areca triandra

Areca triandra

Areca triandra

(Triandra Palm)

FAMILY

Arecaceae

Species

Areca triandra

Common name

Triandra Palm

Fruit colour; life form

Brown, orange-red; palm

Campus

Townsville

Description

This palm, originally from tropical Asia, has clustered, slender stems and grows to about 7 m tall, stilt roots may be present. Leaves are pinnate to 2 m long petioles up to 3 m long; pinnae are truncate, toothed at the apex. Flowers green; fruit vary from brown to orange-red and are up to 2.5 cm long.