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Majesty Palm
Ravenea rivularis

Location: 3rd. St.
Park: Niles Community Park
District: Niles
Native to: Africa
Tree type: palm
Leaf retention: evergreen

Comments: Feather frond palm from Madagascar Island off the east coast of Africa. This species is marginal in our area as it prefers warmer weather and plenty of water. The specimen is planted in an area adjacent to Snell Pond where there is plenty of water. The species is fast growing and can attain a height of 30 to 40 feet.

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