Manila palm

Veitchia merrillii

  • Manila palm
  • Manila palm
  • Flower name
    Manila palm
  • Scientific name
    Veitchia merrillii
  • Aliasマニラパーム, マニラ椰子, Christmas palm, クリスマス・パーム, Adonidia merrillii
  • Place of originPhilippines
  • Place of floweringBotanical Gardens, Overseas
  • Flowering seasonMay, June

What is Manila palm

Manila palm, Botanical Name:Veitchia merrillii syn. Adonidia merrillii is an evergreen medium- and high-levels tree of Arecaceae family native of Philippines and is the palm which shape of a tree is lucid by height approximately height of the tree 7m, and is beautiful. A base grows the trunk a little into long pieces generally. It is colored dark green, and big jugum grows a bunch, and the leaf becoming the top of the trunk curves in a bow shape. By monoecism, a thin yellow floret runs out into a an ear form. There is a bract in the base of the inflorescence. Because red of the fruit is combined with the green of the leaf and becomes the Christmas color, by another name, it is called Christmas palm.


  • Eye
    Arecales
  • Family
    Arecaceae
  • Genus
    Adonidia
  • Species
    A. merrillii
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Ovate/elliptic
  • Leaf type
    Pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeEvergreen mature trees
  • Flower colors
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height500.0 ~ 700.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.0 cm

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