Dypsis lutescens

Dypsis lutescens (H. Wendl.) Beentje & J. Dransf.

Status: Exotic; Cultivated only

Growth Form or Habit: Clumping palm.

Queenstown; 2010.

Occurrence: Frequently cultivated along streets and in parks.

Distribution: Madagascar.

Other information: can be found at the Kew World Checklist website.

Common Name: Butterfly Palm.

More pictures can be found at

(1) Urban Forest website

(2) The Plant Observatory website


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