Vascular – Exotic
Monocotyledonous Trees and Shrubs
Long-lived perennial tree. Reproduces exclusively by seed which are hard and long-lived and enclosed by fleshy fruits. These are dispersed by gravity and birds.
South America (Brazil)
See Cameron, E.K.; Sullivan, J.J.; Whaley, K. 2002: A new palm naturalises in Auckland. Auckland Botanical Society Journal 57(2): 123-124.
Reason for introduction