Ravenala madagascariensis sp. "Rainbow"
Very Rare Kind
Quantity: 05 seeds
Beautyfull palm tree for your garden.
Traveller's tree is an evergreen tree with an open, fan-like crown; it usually grows up to 20 metres tall., though specimens up to 30 metres have been reported. The cylindrical stem can be solitary, or branched at the base. The plant produces large, banana-like leaves that can each be 2.5 - 4 metres long and 80 - 150cm wide on top of a stout petiole that is 3 - 6 metres long. These are held in a fan-shaped formation of 20 or more leaves
The plant produces an edible seed that is sometimes gathered from the wild for local use. It gains its common name from the fact that copious amounts of rainwater and liquid plant secretions can collect in the leaf bases and leaf bracts of the plant - these have been used as refreshment by thirsty travellers. The tree is widely cultivated as an ornamental in the tropics and subtropics