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> Livistona chinensis (CHINESE FAN-PALM 蒲葵)
Livistona chinensis (CHINESE FAN-PALM 蒲葵)
Updated on 29/04/2021
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Basic information: -Family: Palmae(Arecaceae) -This species originate from southern China, Southern Japan and Vietnam. -In HK, it is commonly found in Vitoria peakVegetative features: -Leaves are generally pinnately divided -Leaves are spirally arranged at the top of the stem -Leaves are large and evergreen -Stem is columnar and they seldom branch off -Stem is thickened by the leaf scars -they bears berry fruits Interesting fact: -In traditional Chinese society, people use the leaf of this species to make hats and fans Reference: Education and Manpower Bureau, HKSAR Government (2003). 50 Common Trees in Hong Kong (Volume 1 & 2). Retrieved from http://resources.edb.gov.hk/trees/main_page1_eng.html
Quarry Bay Park
The leaves are not pinnately divided.
petal , sepal , pileus , suspensor , stipe , Labellum , columella , sporangium , pistil , stamen
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