Areca palm

Dypsis lutescens

  • Areca palm
  • Areca palm
  • Areca palm
  • Areca palm
  • Flower name
    Areca palm
  • Scientific name
    Dypsis lutescens
  • Aliasヤマドリヤシ, コガネタケヤシ, Areca palm, golden cane palm, yellow palm, butterfly palm
  • Place of originMadagascar
  • Place of floweringGreenhouse
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April, May

What is Areca palm

Areca palm (scientific name:Dypsis lutescens) is a palm of evergreen small trees native to Madagascar. It is a plant to watch the leaves than flowers. Bright tropical tree with light green large pinnately compound leaves, produces a cool elegance. Black dots in a stem or stem can be determined as there are people. You need to raise water as drought and dry Brown leaves. Note because it will grow better in the summer drought, out of fertilizer and keep them in bright light curtains.  

Common name: Areca Palm, Scientific name:Dypsis lutescens , Aka: yamadri yashi, Kogane takeyashi, Golden Bamboo Palm, Golden cane palm, Yellow butterfly palm, Origin: Madagascar, Africa, Habitat: tropical rainforest climate, Llife type: Evergreen small trees, Tree height: 8 - 10 m, the stem at the base in good branching, upright bamboo, tufted, bushy Leaf: pinnately compound leaves, phyllotaxis: opposite, leaf margin: entire, leaf: 5 m, leaf color: light green, small leaf: slender petioles and leaf sheath color: yellow with black spots, dioecious, Flower inflorescence shape: panicle, flower color: pale yellow, squeezing: oval and oval-shaped, flower diameter:0.6 - 0.8 cm, seed shape: oval, seed length: 2 cm, food, such as use of seed color: yellow-black purple (ripening), seeds: birds.


  • Eye
    Arecales
  • Family
    Arecaceae
  • Genus
    Dypsis
  • Species
    D. lutescens
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Ovate/elliptic
  • Leaf type
    Pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeEvergreen tree
  • Flower colorsYellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height800.0 ~ 1000.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.6 ~ 0.8 cm

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