Livistona lorophylla

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north Western Australia.

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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.

Description:

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

Culture:

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)

External Links:

Kew, PalmWeb, eMonocot, JSTOR, Trebrown

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