The Archontophoenix cunninghamiana palm tree, also known as King Palm Tree, Bangalow Palm, and Piccabeen Palm, is an elegant, fast-growing palm native to Australia.This palm tree can grow up to 40 feet tall and 15 feet wide. The smooth, light-gray to light-brown trunk is 1 foot in diameter, slightly wider at the base.The crownshaft is 3 feet tall, medium to dark green in color. The crown is formed by fifteen to twenty evergreen fronds that emerge from the crownshaft. The leaflet color is medium to dark green above, and paler green underneath.The flower clusters circle the trunk just beneath the crown shaft. The small flowers are lavender, rose, or violet in color. Fruit is ½ inch wide (12 mm) and pink or red in color.
It's invasive in Brazil.