Dypsis madagascariensis

Dypsis madagascariensis

Dypsis madagascariensis

(Madagascar Palm)

FAMILY

Arecaceae

Species

Dypsis madagascariensis

Common name

Madagascar Palm

Fruit colour; life form

Black; palm

Campus

Townsville

Description

A solitary, or frequently clustering palm with a light green to grey stem, the pinnate leaves are arranged in vertical rows. The pinnae are arranged in two rows thus giving a fluffy appearance to the leaf. The fruit is 1.5 cm long, black at maturity.