Please tell me what palm is this fellow…. in my neighborhood… did not develop these berries two years ago…
Date/Time- 8/15/2011
Location- Place, Altitude, GPS-  Sea level or even a little below it… Gangetic plain, Kolkata
Habitat- Garden/ Urban/ Wild/ Type-  Planted… part of somebody’s landscape…
Plant Habit- Tree/ Shrub/ Climber/ Herb-  Tree
Height/Length-  about 12 to 14 feet
Leaves Type/ Shape/ Size-  large fan shaped
Inflorescence Type/ Size- not seen now…
Flowers Size/ Colour/ Calyx/ Bracts-  same as above
Fruits Type/ Shape/ Size Seeds-  red berries , about 1.2 to 1.5 cms
Other Information like Fragrance, Pollinator, Uses etc.-  do not know
I do not know much about its history….
Just noticed its bunches of red berries since last two weeks…
Seeds fallen on the ground and coming out of the skin do not seem to be sprouting yet… monsoon is almost over …

Licuala grandis (Hort. ex W. Bull) H. Wendl.


Another ornamental palm seen at a plant nursery in Nasik.

Posted earlier, identified by …

Licuala grandis.

An ornamental palm seen at a nursery in Nasik on 28/11/2011.

Id please.

Licuala grandis Wendl.

yes Licuala grandis Wendl.


Arecaceae Fortnight ps3 : Licuala grandis H.Wendl.? : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2).

There is a palm house in the Shibpur Botanical, but the gate was locked when I visited the garden on 25th Dec., 2010.

Yes I also think it is Licuala grandis.

Seen in Colombo.

Licuala grandis I think.

Yes … Sorry for the typo mistake.

Correct name should be Licuala grandis.

A majestic palm..!! thanks …

Gets beautiful red berries

I had showed a case here a couple of years ago


Palm for ID : Sri Lanka : 050811 : AK-3: Taken at Colombo,Sri Lanka on 19/11/10.
A cultivated palm, growing in a hotel garden.
A dwarf variety, not like the other palms.

This seems to be a young Licuala grandis. Once again lack of stem details makes ID doubtful.

It seems to be Licuala grandis.
Many a times, pictures are taken very casually and in a hurry making it a little difficult to take in all the details.
I had seen similar palms at Kochi, Kerala.

LIUCUALA GRANDIS ( RUFFLED FAN PALM ) : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (2).
Attaching two images of Liucula grandis (RUFFLED FAN PALM).

LICUALA GRANDIS ( COLLAGE ) : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)

Attaching a collage of Licuala grandis (Palm).

fan palm. fruits are so spectacular. thanks.
we have one in our neighbourhood. it fruited 4 or 5 years ago. never to do it again. is that your experience. is there a gap in fruiting years?


Ornamental Palm For ID : Lalbagh,Bangalore : 06DEC16 : AK-16 : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)

Cultivated, potted palm seen in their Nursery on 1st Nov.

Pl. Check comparative images at EFI.

This should be Licuala grandis.

Palm for validation : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1) – 7 mb.
Request for validation of Licuala grandis from Mahe. Photographed in May 2019.

Another image attached.

Attachments (1) – 5 mb.


Kindly identify

Licuala grandis (T.Moore) H.Wendl. !

Yes … I grew this in Chennai in my institutional garden.


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