in C. F. P. von Martius et al., Historia Naturalis Palmarum 3: 240, plate 146. 1838.
Leaves: segment apices lax. Inflorescences with single primary axis and 3 orders of branching. Fruits usually oblong or olive-shaped (rarely globose), ripening from green to blue-green. 2n = 36.
Phenology: Flowering spring–summer.
Habitat: Disturbed hammocks and mesic woods
Elevation: 0–10 m
Introduced; Fla., native to Asia (southern China, Bonin Islands).
Livistona chinensis is nNaturalized in Florida (E. H. Butts 1959).