Images by Gurcharan Singh, Raman Arunachalam, (Satish Phadke  – identified by Promila Chaturvedi) & (Bhagyashri Ranade – identified by Pankaj Kumar), (inserted by Bhagyashri Ranade) 



commonly known as: Cuban royal palm, Florida royal palm, royal palm • Arabic: nakhl malakî • Chinese: da wang ye zi, gao wang ye zi, wang zong • Danish: kongepalme • Dutch: koningspalm • Finnish: kuningaspalmu • French: palmier royal de Cuba, palmier royal de Floride • German: königspalme, koenigspalme • Italian: palma regia • Japanese: daiou yashi, Furoridaroiyarupaamu • Malay: palma diraja • Norwegian: kongepalme • Portuguese: palmeira real • Spanish: chaguaramo, palma real, palma real Cubana ;   




efloraofindia:”For Id 27092011MR7’’ Palm – bottle shaped trunk Pune: Location- Place, Altitude, GPS-Pune Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type- Private garden
Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb-  Palm
Height/Length- 10-12 feet I think
Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size- Green
Bottle shaped trunk

Roystonea regia (bottle palm)

I am a little confused… about nomenclature:
if this is Roystonea regia of Roystonea genus … then its NOT a bottle palm… they two different animals..
Natives…of different regions of the world and one is prolific. the other is redlisted…
(the true Bottle Palm is Hyophorbe lagenicaulis of genus Hyophorbe…)
so may be I should wait someone who is studied palms tells me what it is…
(Nolinas are also sometimes called bottle palms to confuse the issue with the true bottle palm… never confused with the Royal Palm) ….

There are more than one species which are called Bottle Palms.
Its like Fan Palm, anything with a fan like leaf is a fan palm!! A true bottle palm is Hyophorbe lagenicaulis.

Your Hazaribagh has so many trees of this in government complexes along the main road.




Palm Trees of Bangalore – RA – Roystoneaa regi – Royal Palm Tree: Royal Palm is a truly aristocratic palm which makes a memorable impression wherever it is grown. Massive and symmetrical with a smoothly sculpted trunk this palm looks almost artificial.

Eight inch long leaflets are arranged in rows along the 10′ length of bright green pinnate leaves. Composed of 15 – 20 leaves, the canopy sits atop the crown shaft – a smooth, glossy extension of the trunk composed of the overlapping bases of the leaves.
The crownshaft looks really smooth green. The trunk of the Royal Palm is swollen at the base. It constricts about halfway up and then bulges again just below the crownshaft creating a dramatic profile. The trunk is a smooth light gray that looks as if it had been cast from concrete.
Royal palm produce a large 3′ to 4′ inflorescense on which both male and female flowers are borne, just at the base of the green crownshaft.
Royal palm is native to cuba.
Reference: Flowers of India




Roystonia regia
is a commonly planted palm in Pantnagar.

Beautiful closeup …, thanks..this is one of the very commonly grown and handsome palms..



Araceae, Arecaceae and Zingiberaceae Fortnight: Arecaceae- Roystonia regia from Delhi for ID-GSAUG74 :       1 post by 1 author. Attachments (2).

Roystonia regia
Royal palm
Photographed from Delhi



Araceae, Arecaceae and Zingiberaceae Fortnight – Arecaceae – 22 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4).
Previously sent Royal Palms-(Roystonia regia) photos were not up to the mark, therefore mailing you other set of pictures.

I am having this palm for last 36 years-first in pot, afterwards planted in ground.




Araceae, Arecaceae and Zingiberaceae Fortnight :: Arecaceae :: Roystonea regia :: Mumbai :: ARKAUG-63 :

1 post by 1 author. Attachments (4).  
Attached are pictures of Roystonea regia captured at Mumbai in August 2014.



The Royal Palm from Mumbai & Delhi.




Araceae, Arecaceae and Zingiberaceae Fortnight-Arecaceae 14 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4).
Mailing pictures of Royal PalmRoystonia regia

AAZ Fortnight :: Arecaceae :: SMP5. :: ?Dypsis : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1).
Palm for ID. Pune garden plant

Looks like Oreodoxa regia. the Royal Palm.



Palm Tree For ID : Lalbagh,Bangalore : 01FEB15 : AK-3 : 6 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)
Cultivated palm seen in Lalbagh during Nov,14.

Roystonea regia (KunthO.F.Cook

Roystonea, maybe R. regia


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