Roystonea elata, royal palm

Roystonea elata (royal palm)
Roystonea elata (royal palm)
Roystonea elata (royal palm)
Roystonea elata (royal palm)

 

 

 

 

 

 

FamilyArecaceae
Scientific NameRoystonea elata
Common Nameroyal palm
HabitLarge Tree
RangeS
SiteMoist
FoliagePinnate; bright pale green above; silvery white below
BarkSmooth, light gray
FlowerIndistinct, White, 3 parted
FruitDrupe, violet blue, 1 cm in diameter.
CommentRachis is 3 to 4 m long. Leaflets are arranged in 4 distinct rows. Long, shiny, dark green sheathes just below the crown.
Roystonea elata
Roystonea elata
Roystonea elata
Roystonea elata