The so-called "White Elephant Palm" is beautiful and elegant with its very large, completely circular, and only shallowly divided fan-shaped leaves that are white underneath. It grows in just a tiny area of Thailand, and even though it is very rare, its large seeds are slowly finding their way into cultivation, and these wonderful palms are being seen more frequently. It is definitely best in warm subtropical and tropical, wind-sheltered areas and also does well as a stunning house plant.
Spotted at the Garfield Park Conservatory on February 2, 2019.
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