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Monday, January 18, 2010

Licuala grandis (Ruffled fan palm)





Height : 4.5m (15 ft)

Common names :
Ruffled fan palm, vanuata fan palm, Palas Palm.
Family: Arecaceae.

Licuala grandis is native to  Vanuatu ( an island nation located in the South Pacific Ocean, 1,090 mi east of northern Australia). It is a very tropical small palm, which needs a lot of water, shade and protection (from wind). Licuala grandis can grows up to 10ft in height and can tolerate cold down to 30F.
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