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Common name

English: Chinese Windmill Palm

German: Chinesische Hanfpalme

Mandarin: 棕榈 (zong lü)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Liliopsida (388)

      Order: Arecales (28)

        Family: Arecaceae (28)(family description)

          Genus: Trachycarpus (1)

            Epithet: fortunei H.Wendl. (1)

fortunei => named after Robert Fortune (1813-1880), Scottish horticulturist and palm collector in China

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: orange, yellow

External links

Check for Trachycarpus fortunei at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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