- Flower nameLicuala grandis
- Scientific nameLicuala grandis
- Aliasマルハウチワヤシ, Fan palm, Vanuatu fan palm, Palas payung
- Place of originSanta Cruz Island - Vanuatu
- Place of floweringBotanical Gardens, Overseas, Subtropical region, Ornamental plants, Specific area
- Flowering seasonJuly, August
What is Licuala grandis
Licuala grandis, Fan palm, Vanuatu fan palm, Palas payung, Palas palm,or uchiwa yasi (Scientific name: Licuala grandis) is an evergreen shrub in the genusfamily Arecaceae. The leaves are fan-shaped. It is a dioecious plant with many small 6-petaled pale yellow flowers on a conical inflorescence. The flower is followed by a spherical red nucleate.
General name：Licuala grandis, Scientific name: Licuala grandis, aka: Fan palm, Vanuatu fan palm, Palas payung, Palas palm, Palmyra palm, Origin：From Santa Cruz Island - Vanuatu, Height of the tree: 1 to 4 m, Leaf shape: fan-shaped, mesophyll: cortical and glabrous, petiole length: 2 m, margin: toothed, dioecious, flower color: pale yellow, Inflorescence diameter: conical, Number of petals (flower petals): 6; stamens: 6; flowering season: summer; fruit shape: spherical; fruit type: Drupe; fruit color: red.