Roystonea elata (W. Bartram) F. Harper, nom. rej.
Florida royal palm, Florida royal plam
Arecaceae (Palm Family)
USDA Symbol: ROEL
USDA Native Status:
The trunk of this stately palm can be 120 ft. tall and the large, pinnate leaves are 9 ft. long or more. The long, smooth, green sheathing leaf bases and the straight, pale-gray trunk, that usually bulges at the base, are distinctive.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Not Applicable
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Moist, rich soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available
PropagationDescription: Not Available
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Not Available
Commercially Avail: yes
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Roystonea elata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Roystonea elata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Roystonea elata
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff