Dense clustering palm with thin cane-like fibrous stems to 2 m tall. Leaves spreading to arching. Leaflets wedge-shaped, widely spaced, 4-10 on each side, 2-10 cm wide, green above, silvery beneath. Fruit about 2 cm long, ovoid, red.
A very attractive small palm with appealing foliage. An excellent container plant with scope for wider planting.
Dense clustering habit; very slender, cane-like fibrous stems; widely spaced wedge-shaped leaflets that are silvery beneath.
NSW: Sydney (Royal Botanic Garden Sydney).
Source: (2005). Arecaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 5. Flowering plants. Monocotyledons. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.