Archontophoenix alexandrae (F. Muell.) H. Wen.&Dru.

Fam. Palmaee
If the palms and therefore the phoenixes (among the genera one of the most important), are princely, what about the Phoenix worthy of the archons? It is a species native to Queensland whose common name is Palm of the King and that is enough.
In the Botanical Garden and at the entrance to the offices

But any technique used to improve nature is itself made by nature, so any form of artifice that adds to nature is really a natural artifice. You see, sweet maid, we marry a more noble stem to a wild stem, so that a lesser plant produces one that is superior. This is an art that improves nature, or rather changes it, but the art itself is natural.

William Shakespeare, The Winter's Tale


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