Colin Mills, compiler of the Hortus Camdenensis, died in late November 2012 after a short illness. As he always considered the Hortus his legacy, it is his family's intention to keep the site running in perpetuity. It will not, however, be updated in the near future.

Livistona inermis R.Br.

Frost hardy, small, unarmed, fan-leaved, solitary palm, rarely exceeding 5m in height, with large, fan-like leaves.  [Wrigley].

Horticultural & Botanical History

Introduced to Britain in 1824.  [JD].

History at Camden Park

Listed only in the 1850 and 1857 catalogues [T.641/1850]. 


Published Mar 06, 2009 - 02:45 PM | Last updated Jul 14, 2010 - 02:41 PM

Family Arecaceae
Region of origin

Northern Territory, Australia

Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Livistona inermis

Confidence level high