Monday, August 3, 2009

Chrysalidocarpus lutescens ( Areca Palm )


Height : 3 m (10 ft)

Height : 1-1,2 m ( 4 ft)

Another name : Dypsis lutescens 

Common names : 
Butterfly palm, Cane palm, Madagascar palm, Golden feather palm, yellow palm, Bamboo palm, Areca palm.

Chrysalidocarpus lutescens ( family : Arecaceae ) is native to Madagascar. It has  multiple, bamboo-like, trunks. If grown in the sun, the leaf has a yellow petioles. Areca  is known as an ornamental plant in tropical and subtropical regions, and elsewhere as indoor plants ( Areca  is one of the most popular indoor plants but it is a cold sensitive plant ).