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Genus Hedyscepe Family Arecaceae

Description: Arborescent, leaf scars often prominent on the trunk.

Leaves pinnately divided; leaf bases sheathing, forming a crownshaft, not persistent on trunk.

Inflorescence panicle-like. Flowers unisexual, usually 3 together, sessile, purple, the lateral ones male, the central one female. Perianth 3-merous. Ovary 1-locular.

Fruit ovoid - ellipsoid.


Habitat
Photo S. Patterson

Fruit
Photo A.N. Rodd

Distribution and occurrence: Endemic on Lord Howe Island, 1 species.

Text by KL Wilson (Jan 2013)
Taxon concept: PS Green (1994) Flora of Australia vol. 49

One species in NSW: Hedyscepe canterburyana

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