Beaucarnea recurvata Ponytail Plant, Ponytail Palm
Agavaceae A common pot plant throughout Australia. In Townsville the plant will flower. Syn. Nolina recurvata. Native to dry, desert regions of Mexico and the southern United States. Plants are either male or female (dioecious).

Bulbous stem. (The curvature of the stem in this plant is due to it growing away from a bush, now removed.)