Livistona decora

Livistona decora

Livistona decora

(Weeping cabbage palm)

FAMILY

Arecaceae

Species

Livistona decora

Common name

Weeping cabbage palm

Fruit colour; life form

Black; palm

Campus

Cairns, Townsville

Description

A tall, solitary fan palm with leaves that have very pendulous segments. The petioles are armed with long spines, and the fruit to 1.5 cm wide are black. This species was previously known as L. decipiens.