Chamaedorea microspadix

Chamaedorea microspadix

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(Bamboo Palm, Hardy Bamboo Palm)

FAMILY

Arecaceae

Species

Chamaedora microspadix

Common name(s)

Bamboo Palm, Hardy Bamboo Palm

Fruit colour; life form

Orange-red; palm

Campus

Townsville

Description

A small tufted palm from Mexico, with bamboo-like stems, the leaf blades are up to 55 cm long and are velvety to the touch on the upper surface. The terminal pair of leaflets are fused and fishtail-like. Plants are either male or female. Fruit is orange-red about 1 cm diameter.

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