Roystonea regia

This tall palm has a long, smooth trunk and large, round foliage atop. Each individual palm frond can reach lengths of up to four metres! This fast-growing palm thrives throughout warm summer months in southern USA and Central America.

Distribution: Southern United States of America and Central America

Height: Up to 30 metres

Width: Up to 8 metres

Season: Summer

Location at Australia Zoo: Entrance to Australia Zoo carpark and Admissions areas