Archontophoenix cunninghamiana

Synonymy: None Distribution: Central eastern Queensland to southeastern New South Wales, Australia
Common names: Seaforthia/bangalow/picabeen palm Conservation status: Not threatened

 

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Typical form.

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Dainty form.
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Robust form.
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Infructescence and fruit.

Another attractive Archontophoenix, it is slightly hardier than A. alexandrae and may be tried in a sheltered corner in full sun in favoured locations. Generally similar in appearance to the foregoing, it makes a good house- or conservatory plant if the light is good.

Photos courtesy and copyright 1998, Daryl O'Connor, Daryl's Palm Page.

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