Ravenea rivularis

COMMON NAME

Majestic palm or majesty palm

TYPE

​Palm

FAMILY

​Arecaceae

NOTES

Solitary, tapering, pale gray stems to 80 ft tall and up to 1.5 ft in diameter, bulging at the base. The palm has upward-arching leaves divided into long, thin fingers.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Southwest Madagascar

NATIVE HABITAT

Usually found on river-banks in lowland forest, but also grows in shallow and slow moving water and along streams in deep canyons and in swamp forest with flowing water at elevations from 450 to 2800 ft above sea level.

WEB SOURCES

palmpedia.net

wikipedia.org

iucnredlist.org



Ravenea rivularis