- Flower nameRhapis humilis
- Scientific nameRhapis humilis
- Alias棕櫚竹, ラピス, Rhapis humilis
- Place of originChina
- Place of floweringOrnamental plants
- Flowering season
What is Rhapis humilis
Rhapis humilis or Shurochiku (scientific name: Rhapis humilis) is an evergreen shrub of the family Arecaceae, native to China. The stem height is 3-4 m, and it has cold resistance and negative resistance. It is a male and female different strain. Bunch about 10 leaves on the top without branching. The leaves have a long petiole. The leaves are palm-like and bright green.
It is a small coconut tree belonging to the genus Rhapis and is regarded as a foliage plant. About 10 species are included in the genus. R. humilis is as popular as Rhapis excelsa. Both are sticky, but not bamboo, but lion. The origin of the name is that the leaves resemble windmill palm.
Common name:Rhapis humilis or Shurochiku, scientific name: Rhapis humilis, alias: Rhapis humilis, lapis, place of origin: living in the south to southwest China Type: Evergreen Takagi, Tree height: 3-4 m, Stem: Brown fiber mesh coating, Leaf color: Green, Leaf shape: Palm, Inflorescence: Spike inflorescence, Corolla color: Pink → Yellow (when flowering).