Licuala spinosa

Licuala spinosa has a broad base it calls home.  It can be found naturally in many parts of South East Asia.  It is a clumping specie whose trunks can reach heights of 15 feet.

This is another that I can't recall where it came from or when I planted it.  All I know for sure is it is happy and growing quite well.  The only problem is ME clearing the weedy grass that is always growing around it.  I'd take a guess and say it was planted around 2000.

Here it is in July of 2005 almost lost in the grass.

This shot shows about 2 1/2 years of growth to February of 2008 and still lost in the grass.