Laccospadix Drude & H. Wendl.

Greek laccos – pit, spadix – palm branch, in reference to the flowers being sunken in the inflorescence branches.

A single-species genus. For description of genus see L. australasica.

1 species from highland regions of north-eastern Queensland.

Occurs naturally in highland rainforest.

A genus closely related to Howea.

Fresh seed or from suckers.

Neat palm with slender ringed trunks, arching dark green feather-shaped leaves and long spike-like inflorescences.Young leaves are reddish.

Source: Jones, D; Spencer, R. (2005). Arecaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 5. Flowering plants. Monocotyledons. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Lilianae
order      Arecales
family       Arecaceae
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