Ngarndúma (palm tree)

Ngarndúma  2022

This is a kind of tall palm tree with one straight trunk growing in Arnhem Land. Printed on a heavy textured red linen.


Kentia palm. Gronophyllum ramsayi; Carpentaria acuminata. Gender: djíya; Moiety: Yírriddjanga. N A. Karlakkalóddjarra márdba ka-rénjdjeya. The new shoot is sweet. The growing tip of young palms eaten raw; large palms are not eaten. The fruits are toxic to people but eaten by fruit pigeons.