Livistona australis

Tall palm tree that grows along the east coast of Australia. The edible tip of the tree was known as a 'cabbage' (although eating it kills the tree). The fibrous leaves were were used by Aboriginal people in a wide variety of ways, and by European settlers to make the eponymous hats.

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cabbage fan palm
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cabbage tree palm
Aboriginal
daranggara (Cadigal)
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