Dypsis lutescens (H.Wendl.) Beentje & J.Dransf.
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Sub-Family: Not available
English Name: Yellow Palm
Synonym: Chrysalidocarpus lutescens Wendl.
Common Name: Not available
Flowering & Fruiting Period: Throughout the year
Distribution: Native of Madagascar
Habitat: Grown as garden plant
Uses: Ornamental, hedge plant
Key Characteristics: Dypsis lutescenshave smooth stem, up to 7.5 cm in diameter, greyish-green, ringed with distinct leaf scars; crownshaft yellowish-green. Fronds pinnate, yellowish-green to bright green (usually the older fronds will have leaflets with yellowish tips), spirally-arranged, soft, gracefully arching outward and downward, 1.6 to 2 m long, consisting of about 40 to 50 pairs of narrowly lanceolate leaflets. Inflorescences yellow, occurring at the base of the crownshaft. Fruits oblong, about 1.7 cm long, asymmetric, ripening from yellow to purple.