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Trees of SN College Chempazhanthy:

Licuala grandis Wendl.

Synonym: Pritchardia grandis (Wendl.) W.Bull.
Family Arecaceae
Local Names: Ruffled Fan palm

Flowering and fruiting: Throughout the year

Distribution: Native of Pacific Islands

Habitat: Grown as ornamental plant

Uses: Ornamental

Key Characters: Solitary palm, up to 4 minheight with persistent leaf bases just below the crown. Leaves palmate, dark green, ascending and spreading in all directions; petiole slender, leaf circular in appearance, but really more wide than long, not divided, stiff, plaited, margins shallowly lobed. Inflorescence is interfoliar, arching outward from the axis. Ripe fruits cherry red, globose.