Common Name: Black
Scientific Name: normanbya normanbyi
Origin: North Queensland
Height: 20 m
Lowest Surv Temp: -2.2
Description: Closely resembles the Foxtail Palm. The common name comes from the hard black “wood” at the centre of the trunk which was, (and possibly still is), used for spears by Aborigines. Needs lots of water and is a slow grower.