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Australian Fan Palms

Licuala Ramsayi

Description:

These beautifully presented palms form a small unbroken section in the Daintree Rainforest in tropical North East Australia. It gets its name from its pleated leaf segments that combine to form a structure similar to a Chinese fan. Thanks to the knowledge of our guide we were able to find this section of rainforest populated only with these beautiful Fan Palms. The area is subjected to flooding in the wet season forming a marsh, swamp environment around the base of the palms.

Habitat:

Tropical Rain Forest

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Michael Strydom
Spotted by
Michael Strydom

QLD, Australia

Spotted on Nov 30, 2016
Submitted on Nov 30, 2016

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