Livistona australis

Livistona australis

Livistona australis

(Cabbage palm, Fan palm)

FAMILY

Arecaceae

Species

Livistona australis

Common name(s)

Cabbage palm, Fan palm

Fruit colour; life form

Black; palm

Campus

Townsville

Description

A solitary, tall palm with a slender grey trunk, which has fissures and annular rings. Leaves fan-shaped to about 4 m long, partially divided into numerous segments which droop at the tips. Fruits black to 1.5 cm diameter.