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Related to Livistona: Livistona australis
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Noun1.Livistona - fan palms of Asia and Australia and Malaysia
plant genus - a genus of plants
Arecaceae, family Arecaceae, family Palmaceae, family Palmae, palm family, Palmaceae, Palmae - chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines usually having a tall columnar trunk bearing a crown of very large leaves; coextensive with the order Palmales
cabbage tree, Livistona australis, cabbage palm - Australian palm with leaf buds that are edible when young
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"Their uses become much more diverse when you pay attention to the forms they can take." For example, a slow-growing Chinese fan palm (Livistona chinensis) creates stunning eye-level foliage in cooler climes; in the temperate San Francisco Bay Area, it adds just a few inches of height per year.
Identification of endophytic fungi from Livistona chinensis based on morphology and rDNA sequences.
Licuala spinosa Wurmb JBN, ARE, JCI Livistona chinensis (Jacq.) R.
The collection from the Botanic Gardens comprised blooms of fifty species of Victorian plants, among which may be mentioned :--Leptospermum myrsinoides, Pink Tea-tree; Livistona australis, Australian Cabbage-Palm; Kunzea cordifolia, White Kunzea; Cassia australis, Southern Cassia; Callistemon salignus, Willow Bottle-brush; Stypandra glauca, Blue Spray; Calythrix Sullivani, Grampian Fringe-Myrtle; Bauera rubioides, Wiry Bauera; Prostanthera melissifolia, Balm Mint-bush; P nivea, Snowy Mint-bush; Phebalium Billardieri, Satin-wood Phebalium; Swainsona Greyana, Pink Swainsona; Clematis aristata, var.
No obstante, existen especies de palmas de gran altura en los generos Acrocomia, Attalea, Livistona o Roystonea, cuyas reminiscencias foliares no son persistentes, pero son comunmente colonizadas por hemiepifitas (Davis, 1970).
In Indonesia, O'Brien and Kinnaird (1996) demonstrated that an increase in the intensity of leaf harvesting reduces subsequent production of leaves by Livistona rotundifolia (Lam) Mart.
Kalshoven (1981) mentioned this species but regarded it as a minor pest of coffee, cinchona, tea, cotton, citrus and the palm Livistona sp.
These covered the genera Pteris (Adiantaceae) Asplenium (Aspleniaceae) Aglaonema Alocasia Caladium Dieffenbachia Monstera and Philodendron (Araceae) Schefflera (Araliaceae) Oxalis (Oxalidaceae) and Licuala Kentia Livistona (Arecaceae).