Archontophoenix alexandrae

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"Alexander palm" redirects here. For another plant known as Alexander palm, see Ptychosperma elegans.
Archontophoenix alexandrae
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Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Arecales
Family: Arecaceae
Genus: Archontophoenix
Species: A. alexandrae
Binomial name
Archontophoenix alexandrae
(F.Muell.) H.Wendl. & Drude

Archontophoenix alexandrae (Alexander palm, Alexandra palm, King Alexander palm, King palm, Northern bangalow palm; syn. Ptychosperma alexandrae F.Muell.) is a palm native to Queensland and New South Wales, Australia, and naturalised in Hawaii.

It grows in littoral rainforest, often in locations that are severely inundated during heavy rain events. Their ability to withstand these conditions allow them to become the dominant species.

It is often used as an ornamental plant.

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