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Mascarenhas said the common indoor species being brought to the camp include howea fosteriana or the Kentia Palm
, dracaena massangeana, phaleonopsis, anthurium and dracaena marginata.
Since the 1920s, Lord Howe has been exporting the endemic kentia palm
for office decoration; it remains the island's only major non-tourism-related industry.
Nowadays apart from its soft tourism, the other multi-million dollar industry on the island is growing kentia palm
seeds that are exported worldwide.
This declined from the 1870s, along with the south-western Pacific whaling grounds, and a kentia palm
industry was established which flourishes to the present day.
An upright, columnar bamboo palm (Chameaodoria seifritzii) is more practical in a narrow walkway than a 4' wide sprawling Kentia palm
INDOORS: Kentia palm
(Howea for-steriana) tolerates low light and low humidity--excellent qualities for potting it up and keeping inside.