Chamaedorea elegans

Synonymy: Collinia elegans Distribution: Mexico, Guatemala, Belize
Common names: Parlour palm, Neanthe bella Conservation status: Vulnerable in Guatemala, endangered in Mexico

Chamaedorea elegans Chamaedorea elegans

One of the most popular palms in the world, its ability to put up with low light, drought and general abuse
is legendary. Additionally it flowers when still quite young. Too well known to need any description, it has
been in use since Victorian times and is suitable for home or conservatory.

Photos courtesy and copyright 1998, Craig Hind, Palms Online.

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