Chamaedorea seifrizii

Chamaedorea seifrizii

Chamaedorea seifrizii

(Blue Bamboo Palm)

FAMILY

Arecaceae

Species

Chamaedorea seifrizii

Common name

Blue Bamboo Palm

Fruit colour; life form

Black; palm

Campus

Townsville

Description

The stems on this palm from Mexico, may be clumped or scrambling and bluish-green in colour, the leaf blades to 40 cm are decurrent on the petiole. Fruit rounded to 0.8 cm long, dull black, extremely toxic. Similar to Chamaedorea microspadix but the pinnae are narrow and shiny, and the fruit are a different colour.