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Carpentaria (Carpentaria Palm)

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Carpentaria acuminata (Carpentaria Palm), the sole species in the genus Carpentaria, is a palm native to tropical coastal regions in the north of Northern Territory, Australia. It is a slender palm, growing to 20 m tall in the garden situation, with a trunk 12-15 cm diameter. The leaves are pinnate, 3-4 m long. However, in its natural rainforest location such as at Fogg Dam Monsoon Forest 70 km east of Darwin, specimens often exceed 30 metres in height. It is a popular ornamental plant in northern Australia, valued for its rapid growth and very elegant foliage. In recent years, particularly in the capital of the Northern Territory, Darwin, the maturation of gardens after their destruction during Cyclone Tracy in 1974, has resulted in many thousands of specimens of these local palms reachin
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Carpentaria acuminata (Carpentaria Palm) (Attributes)

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