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Archontophoenix alexandrae

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Accession #: PAL-010-9-25-065
Author: (F.Muell.) H.Wendl. & Drude
Family: Arecaceae
Common Name:
Alexandra Palm, King Palm, Hilo Palm
Synonym: Psychosperma alexandrae,
Habit: Single Trunked Palm
Origin: Queensland, Australia
Garden Location: Palm Jungle, Alakahi Stream Trail
Comments: First Planted in Hamakua by the Onomea Sugar Cane Plantation to fight the erosion of the cliffs. In Hilo's humid weather Palms grow adventitous roots.
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