Chamaedorea radicalis Mart.

Trunk solitary, dwarf or 3 m tall. Leaves feather-shaped, usually erect and spreading, dark green. Leaflets narrow, widely spaced. Inflorescences arising near to ground level. Fruit about 1 cm across, globose, orange to red.

A very cold-hardy species.


Grows readily in a shady situation.

Source: Jones, D; Spencer, R. (2005). Arecaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 5. Flowering plants. Monocotyledons. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Lilianae
order      Arecales
family       Arecaceae
genus        Chamaedorea Willd.