Livistona Chinensis or the Chinese fan palm or fountain palm is a species of the subtropical palm tree of east Asia. It is native to southern Japan, Taiwan, the Ryukyu Islands, southeastern China, and Hainan.
Livistona chinensis, Chinese Fan Palm or Fountain Palm is medium-sized palm with an erect, robust trunk swollen at the base, the upper part covered with fibrous leaf bases, at least at first. Glossy, rich green leaves, to 2m long, with shorter, spiny leaf-stalks, are divided for up to two-thirds of their leangth into many linear, pendent segments. Cream flowers are borne in panicles to 1m or more long, usually in summer, followed by ovoid to spherical, glossy, blue-green to grey-pink fruit, 2-2.5cm across.