Author: Jan Scholten
English: Foxtail palm.
Name: from aboriginal Wodyetia, bifurcata from Latin meaning divided into two parts.
Region: Queensland, Australia.
Genus: 1 species
Botany: attractive palm, 10 m tall; trunk grey; leaves long, ± 2 m long, plumose; fruit large, ± 4 cm diameter, orange
Flowering: White flowers stalk that comes from the base of the crownshaft.
Foliage: Variance of greenish colors; deep green to light green colors. Received its more commonly known Australian-English name from the appearance of its foliage, which is in a shape of a fox’s tail.
Fruits: 2 inches long. Olive green to green in the early stages. Orange red when ripe.
Trunk: smooth, thin, self-cleaning; single, double, triple trunk, slightly spindle-shaped to columnar reaching; closely ringed, dark grey to light gray color which slowly turns more and more white.