Roystonea regia

COMMON NAME

Royal Palm

TYPE

​Palm

FAMILY

​Arecaceae

NOTES

A large and attractive palm, it has been planted throughout the tropics and subtropics as an ornamental tree. The Royal Palm reaches heights from 50 to 70 feet tall.The trunk is stout, very smooth and grey-white in color. It constricts about halfway up and then bulges again just below the distinctive green crownshaft.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Florida (USA), Mexico, Belize, Honduras, Bahamas, Cayman Islands and Cuba

NATIVE HABITAT

Forests or open savannah often in wet places.

WEB SOURCES

palmpedia.net

wikipedia.org

llifle.com



Roystonea regia