Livistona rotundifolia

Livistona rotundifolia

Livistona rotundifolia

FAMILY

Arecaceae

Species

Livistona rotundifolia

Common name

nil

Fruit colour; life form

Scarlet, black; palm

Campus

Townsville

Description

A solitary palm from tropical Asia, stems to 24 m tall. Leaves are erect to pendent, petioles spiny on lower surface, blades are shorter than the petiole, glossy green with rigid segments. Fruit spherical to 2 cm diameter and varies in colour from scarlet to black.