Hyophorbe verschaffeltii

palm DATA

Habitat: Rodrigues Island, Mauritius

Notes: ¬†Nicknamed the ‘spindle palm’ due to the characteristic swelling of the trunk, this bottle palm relative has a wonderful glaucous crownshaft and leaflets that are on more than one plane.

Cold Hardiness: Prefers Tropical Climate, but can handle more cold than H. lagenicaulis