Roystonea regia (Kunth) O.F. Cook
Synonym                    : Oreodoxa regia Kunth
Family                        : Arecaceae
Local Names              : Royal palm, Bottle palm

Flowering and fruiting period: Throughout the year 
Distribution: Native of Central and South America
Habitat: Grown as avenue palm
IUCN status: Data Deficient
Endemic: No
Uses: Ornamental, avenue plant 
Key Characters: Bottle palms are solitary palm; stem columnar, commonly bulging at middle and at base, outer surface smooth, dull grey in colour. Leaves spreading to all directions, leaflets arranged in 4 ranks. Inflorescence infrafoliar, enclosed in a tubular bract in the younger stages. Flower branches straight, slightly swollen at base, once or twice branched. Fruit globose, brown to dark purple when ripe.