Native to the Guadalope, Dominica and Martinique in the Lesser Antilles, Trinidad & Tobago, parts of northern South America, this is one of the neatest ornamental imperial palms seen to date.
Its solitary trunk is grey or whitish grey and may reach heights of over 100ft tall. Towards the top, encircled leaf sheaths make up its smooth green crownshaft. This magnificent looking palm has a crown of long pinnately arranged luxuriant feather fronds. Such a healthy green that is really pleasing to the eyes!
|a starfish in the sky|
Its inflorescence comprise both male and female flowers and the elongated fruits turn purplish black when ripe which is interesting diet for our birds.
|solid & sturdy|
|royal front @ 1U new wing|
Makes for a grand feeling to be driven through such rows of exotic tropicals.