Archontophoenix alexandrae (Arecaceae)

Archontophoenix alexandrae (Alexander Palm)

The Alexander Palm is probably one of Australia’s most well known palm contribution to tropical horticulture! The Alexander Palm is widely planted in the tropics as an ornamental probably for it’s neat and attractive foliage. The undersides of the leaflets are distinctively silvery.

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About David Tng

I am David Tng, a hedonistic botanizer who pursues plants with a fervour. I chase the opportunity to delve into various aspects of the study of plants. I have spent untold hours staring at mosses and allied plants, taking picture of pollen, culturing orchids in clean cabinets, counting tree rings, monitoring plant flowering times, etc. I am currently engrossed in the study of plant ecology (a grand excuse to see 'anything I can). Sometimes I think of myself as a shadow taxonomist, a sentimental ecologist, and a spiritual environmentalist - but at the very root of it all, a "plant whisperer"!
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