bangalow palm

variants: or less commonly bangalow \ ˈbaŋ-​gə-​ˌlō \
plural -s

Definition of bangalow palm

: either of two Australian palms (Auchontophoenix alexandrae and A. cunninghamii) cultivated for their tall erect form and pinnate foliage and having a terminal bud that is sometimes used as food

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native name in Australia

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“Bangalow palm.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2020.

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