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