Rhapis humilis

Rhapis humilis

  • Rhapis humilis
  • Rhapis humilis
  • Flower name
    Rhapis humilis
  • Scientific name
    Rhapis 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).


  • Eye
    Arecales
  • Family
    Arecaceae
  • Genus
    Rhapis
  • Species
    R. humilis
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Fleshy inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Ovate/elliptic
  • Leaf type
    Palm shape
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeevergreen shrub
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height300.0 ~ 400.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower ~ cm

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