Livistona chinensis

(Jacquin) R. Brown ex Martius

in C. F. P. von Martius et al., Historia Naturalis Palmarum 3: 240, plate 146. 1838.

Common names: Chinese fan palm palmier évantail de Chine
Basionym: Latania chinensis Jacquin Fragm. Bot., 16, plate 11, fig. 1. 1801
Synonyms: Saribus chinensis (Jacquin) Blume.
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 22. Treatment on page 102.
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Leaves: segment apices lax. Inflorescences with single primary axis and 3 orders of branching. Fruits usually oblong or olive-shaped (rarely globose), ripening from green to blue-green. 2n = 36.

Phenology: Flowering spring–summer.
Habitat: Disturbed hammocks and mesic woods
Elevation: 0–10 m


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Introduced; Fla., native to Asia (southern China, Bonin Islands).


Livistona chinensis is nNaturalized in Florida (E. H. Butts 1959).

Lower Taxa

... more about "Livistona chinensis"
Scott Zona +
(Jacquin) R. Brown ex Martius +
Latania chinensis +
Chinese fan palm +  and palmier évantail de Chine +
Fla. +, native to Asia (southern China +  and Bonin Islands). +
0–10 m +
Disturbed hammocks and mesic woods +
Flowering spring–summer. +
in C. F. P. von Martius et al., Historia Naturalis Palmarum +
butts1959a +
Introduced +  and Illustrated +
Saribus chinensis +
Livistona chinensis +
Livistona +
species +