Flower Database

King palm

Basic information
Flower Name
King palm
Formal Name
Archontophoenix alexandarae
Alias
Alexander palm, Alexandra palm, King Alexander palm, King palm, butterfly palm
Habitat
Re Union Island of Mauritius (Africa)
Morph
Evergreen tree
Comment
King palm , scientific name:Archontophoenix alexandarae, is an evergreen tree of the archontophoenix genus ,of the Arecaceae native to Australia. It is a fast growing Palm. Ring-shaped stripes scars wrinkles, leafless stem and leaves. At the base of the stem is thicker. Sleek, beautiful leaves. Mature fruit turns red. Grows in forests in Queensland's natural habitat, but is used as a street tree in the tropics. Japanese fruit is similar to p. tomentosa; Scientific name is being presented to the Queen of the United Kingdom alexandora.
Common name: King palm, scientific name:Archontophoenix alexandarae, also known as:Butterfly palm, Alexander palm , Alexandra palm , King Alexander palm , King palm , origin: Australia's Queensland State, stem: single height: 20-30 m, tree diameter: 10-15 cm, leaf length: 3-4 m, upper leaf color : Green, under leaf color : grayish-white, Monoecious, Unisexual flowers, inflorescences form: spadix and inflorescence length: 75 cm, flower: violet, fruit shape: spherical, fruit diameter:1-1.5cm, fruit color: red, uses: ornamental plants, ornaments
Detailed information
Order
Arecales
Family
Arecaceae
Genus
Archontophoenix
Species
A. alexandarae
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spadix
Petal shape
Egg-shaped/Oval
Leaf type
pinnately compound
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
(sub-) Tropical area
Color
Blue, Violet
Season
Height
2000  ~ 3000  [cm]
Diameter
1  ~ 1.2