Ravenea rivularis

Ravenea rivularis

Ravenea rivularis

(Majestic palm, Majesty palm)

FAMILY

Arecaceae

Species

Ravenea rivularis

Common name

Majestic palm, majesty palm

Fruit colour; life form

Red; palm

Campus

Townsville

Description

This palm comes from central Madagasgar. This solitary palm has a massive large untidy crown, the stem is swollen at the base a bit like a Royal Palm. Fronds pinnate 2-5 m long, often twisted and irregularly arranged. Inflorescence short, fruit red.