SOLITAIRE PALM FACTS
Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
Solitaire Palm is a solitary slender palm with grey trunk and green crownshaft, growing to about ten metres tall, with a trunk diameter of up to 10 cm in diameter. It has an elegant crown of pinnate fronds that grow to about three metres long. The flower spike grows below the crownshaft, and is about 70cm long with small greenish flowers. The red fruit are oval or round and about 1 cm in diameter. Solitaire Palm is a popular garden palm and is superficially similar in appearance to the Alexandra Palm (Archontophoenix alexandrae), but smaller.
found in tropical rainforest
Ptychosperma elegans is found in coastal areas of northern Queensland
|Common Name:||Solitaire Palm|
Relatives in same Genus