- Leaf of a Fan Palm (Poa) with leaf.
On the western side of the island the baobab, the tamarind, the rotra (Eugenia sp.), the rofia palm, and several species of fan-palm (Hyphaene) and of Ficus are prominent; and the mango (introduced) grows to a large tree.
This bushy, dwarf fan palm makes a handsome and easy-to-grow plant.
Australian fan palm (Livistonia australis): Reaching up to 80 feet high, this palm is commonly used as a roadside specimen.
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