Livistona lorophylla

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north Western Australia.


Distribution & Habitat:

Found in sandy soils in rocky ravines and along cliff bases and ledges in the Kimberley Ranges, mainly the Leopold and Durack Ranges, Western Australia.


A tall, solitary fan palm to 15m with an open globose crown of up to 40 arching or pendulous deeply segmented leaves.


Sunny, moist, but well drained position.

Figure 2. L. lorophylla leaf close-up, atEl Questro station, north-western Western Australia.
Figure 3. L. lorophylla just starting to trunk.
looking up into a taller plant.

Contributed by:

Michael Jeffries (Figure 1)
Jeff Nugent,
Permaculture Plants
(Figure 2,3&4)

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