Help identify palm tree

royalpaulm(Cen Fla 10a)June 6, 2011

I was just in Australia for my honeymoon in Tropical North Queensland about 16� south of the equator. Beautiful coconuts, bottles, adondia and about every other ultra tropical palm you can imagine there!

One palm I found that I really liked was this one pictured. It looks to be perhaps of the Alexandrea family? Maybe a king? Maybe not.

Either way, anyone know the exact name?

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andyandy(6bMI)

looks like a king to me

    Bookmark   June 7, 2011 at 12:23PM
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lzrddr(91360)

Not to me... looks more like some Veitchia species

    Bookmark   June 7, 2011 at 8:00PM
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royalpaulm(Cen Fla 10a)

Yes I think it's a Montgomery Palm (Veitchia arecina) - thanks guys!

    Bookmark   June 8, 2011 at 12:08AM
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