Livistona is a genus with 34 species of flowering plants belonging to the palm family (Arecaceae).
It is native to the tropical northeast of Africa, southern Yemen, Bangladesh to Japan and Australia.
Palm tree with a more or less smooth stem and somewhat ringed near the crown that can reach 5 to 9 m in height and about 20 to 30 cm in diameter, gradually widening towards the base.
Leaves of adult orbicular specimens, 1 to 1.5 m long, long pendulous leaflets, prominent and yellowish midrib, giving it a very ornamental appearance.
Petiole 1.5 m long, triangular in section, with more marked prickly teeth towards the base.
Inflorescence emerging from the leaves, 1.5 m long, with creamy yellow flowers. Fruit from spherical to ovoidal, about 2.5 cm long and bright bluish green.
Its growth is slow, taking approximately 10 years to reach 5 m in height.