Livistona decora

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Figure 1. L. decora in habitat.

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Synonymy:

L. decipiens

Common Names:

Ribbon Fan Palm,
Weeping Cabbage Palm

Distribution & Habitat:

River banks, and coastal areas of central Queensland

Description:

One of the mosts attractive of the Livistonas to about 10m, with very finely divided leaves which hang down.

Culture:

Sunny, moist position. Very tolerant of wet and coastal conditions. Also quite cold tolerant.

Figure 2. L. decora
Figure 3. L. decora on the horizon.


Contributed by:

Jonathan Cruickshank (Figure 1,2&3)

External Links:

Kew, PalmWeb, JSTOR, Trebrown

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