Ravenea rivularis

Synonymy: None Distribution: Madagascar
Common names: Majesty palm Conservation status: Vulnerable

Ravenea rivularis

Ravenea rivularis

Adults

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Seedling

Ravenea rivularis comes from Madagascar, where it grows along river banks (therefore, it likes lots of water). The species will take some frost and requires a lot of fertilizer, particularly in south Florida.

Top and middle photos courtesy and copyright 1998, Mike Maxson, Palms of the World. Bottom photo copyright 1998, Jody Haynes.

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