|Etymology||Genus||After the Moluccan common name of Licuala rumphii|
|Species||Large, spectacular; probably referring to the leaves|
|Common Names||Ruffled Fan Palm|
|Status||Exotic: Cultivated Only|
Licuala grandis is a short single-stem palm normally about 2-3m. The distinguishing features are the short habit and, in comparison, the large fan-shaped leaves.
The Ruffled Fan Palm is a short palm with large fan leaves.
The fruits ripen to red and have a long arching stalk.
The leaves are fan-shaped.
Petioles are covered with spines.