Livistona fulva

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Synonymy:

Livistona sp. "Blackdown Ranges"

Common Names:

Distribution:

Blackdown Tableland, central Queensland.

Habitat:

Open eucalypt forest.

Description:

A solitary fan palm to about 20m tall, with stiff leaflets, and a very attractive golden underside to the leaves.

General:

Raeley seen in cultivation, but very popular with collectors.

Culture:

Sunny, moist, but well drained position. Quite cold and drought tolerant.

Figure 1. L. fulva in habitat, Blackdown Tableland,central Queensland.

Figure 2. L. fulva
Note the golden underside to the leaves.


Contributed by:

Daryl O'Connor, (Figures 1,2&3)

External Links:

Kew, PalmWeb, eMonocot, JSTOR, Trebrown

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