Pinanga coronata

Pinanga coronata

Pinanga coronata

(Ivory cane palm, Pinang palm)

FAMILY

Arecaceae

Species

Pinanga coronata

Common name(s)

Ivory cane palm, Pinang palm

Fruit colour; life form

Red, black; palm

Campus

Townsville

Description

This cluster palm, a native of Indonesia, has slender trunks. It bear pinnate leaves at the top and the uppermost pair of leaflets are partially fused. Inflorescence branches reddish, fruit are shiny bright red to black, oval.