Livistona


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Livistona

 

a genus of palms. The trunks, which reach a height of 30 m and have a diameter of 30–50 cm, are clothed above with the fibrous remains of dead leaf sheaths. The leaves are fan-shaped and large. Approximately 30 species are found in tropical Asia, the Malay Archipelago, New Guinea, and eastern Australia. Some species are grown as ornamentals in greenhouses and as house plants. The most commonly cultivated species are Livistona australis and the Chinese fan palm (L. chinensis). Livistona is sometimes erroneously called Latamia.

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