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Jul 4, 2018 2:43 AM CST
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Sri Lanka
Hi all,

please help me identify this palm tree. Looks like a 'Livistona australis'. But this is dwarf and the leaves have a fold. so i am in doubt.

Thank you
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Jul 4, 2018 9:41 AM CST
Could it be a Sabal minor (dwarf palmetto)?
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Jul 8, 2018 4:47 PM CST
Name: Kim
St. Louis, MO (Zone 4b)
Looks like a scrub palmetto (sabal etonia).
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Jul 8, 2018 7:56 PM CST

Taking a close look at the second picture the spines along leaf stem and leaf shape, my guess would be Livistonia Chinensis. The palm is still in its juvenile stage of life and leaf appearance will change.
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