Rhapidophyllum hystrix, needle palm

Rhapidophyllum hystrix (Needle palm)
Rhapidophyllum hystrix (Needle palm)
Rhapidophyllum hystrix (Needle palm)
Rhapidophyllum hystrix (Needle palm)

 

 

 

 

 

 

FamilyArecaceae
Scientific NameRhapidophyllum hystrix
Common Nameneedle palm
HabitShrub
RangeNW NE C
SiteMoist, Wet
FoliagePalmate; glossy deep green above, dull silvery white and somewhat glaucous or pubescent below
Bark
FlowerIndistinct, White, 3 parted
FruitDrupe
CommentPetiole is unarmed. Trunk with spines 20 to 40 cm long.
Rhapidophyllum hystrix (Needle palm)
Rhapidophyllum hystrix (Needle palm)