Ptychosperma elegans

COMMON NAME

Alexander palm, Solitaire palm and elegant palm

TYPE

​Palm

FAMILY

​Arecaceae

NOTES

A very slender palm, that in cultivation can reach 20–40 feet in height. Fronds can reach lengths of 6–8 feet and are attached to a 1 foot (0.30 m) long petiole. They are dark green on the top and gray-green on the underside.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Endemic to the Northern Territory and eastern Queensland in Australia

NATIVE HABITAT

Often by rivers, near coastal swamps and mangroves, it can also be found at elevations up to 600 metres in gullies or even on ridges in the wetter areas

WEB SOURCES

palmpedia.net

pacsoa.org

wikipedia.org



Ptychosperma elegans