Kerriodoxa elegans

COMMON NAME

White Elephant Palm, King Thai Palm, White backed palm

TYPE

​Palm

FAMILY

​Arecaceae

NOTES

A spectacularly attractive very elegant and beautiful palm, with its completely circular fan-shaped leaves. These leaves are huge to 2 metres across, dark green and silvery white underneath. It is an understorey palm and can grow to 5 metres tall.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Endemic to Thailand.

NATIVE HABITAT

An understory palm of coastal rainforests.

WEB SOURCES

palmpedia.net

llifle.com

pacsoa.org



Kerriodoxa elegans