Livistona drudei

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Figure 2. L. drudei

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Conservation Status:

Threatened

Distribution & Habitat:

Stream banks on flat coastal plains of north-east Queensland. Now only found in an area extending from Kurramine Beach and Hinchin Island southward to Conway Beach.

Description:

A tall Livistona, to about 20m, with very finely divided leaflets. The trunk gets very smooth, altho the leaf bases can be quite prominent.

Culture:

Sunny, moist position. Fast growing.


Figure 1. L. drudei
Figure 3. L. drudei


Contributed by:

Scott Maclean (Figure 1,2&3)

External Links:

Kew, PalmWeb, IUCN, JSTOR, Trebrown, ATRP

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