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Archontophoenix cunninghamiana


Scientific name: Archontophoenix cunninghamiana

Familia:  arecaceae

Origin: Australia, Oceania.

Popular Names: Australian palm, Australian royal palm, seafortia, among others.

Natural occurrence: equatorial, subtropical and tropical climate.

Features: elegant in size, its stipe is usually unique, ringed and reaches 15 to 20 meters in height and about 20 cm in diameter. The leaves are pinnate, long, with curved rachis and lanceolate, rigid, acuminate and green leaflets. The heart of palm is long and visible, covered by leaf sheaths, of a light green color. The fruits are spherical and red drupes, attractive to birds.

Usage: Can be used singly, in rows or in groups. When planted well together in pairs or trios, an interesting and sculptural effect is obtained, as the palms are slightly curved. This palm has also been cultivated for the production of palm hearts, with excellent productivity and quality.

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