Rhapis excelsa

This stunning species of fan palm is small and cluster-stemmed. During the summer months, this palm will bloom and bowl-shaped, three-petal flowers appear! Found throughout southern China and Taiwan, this species prefers cooler climates in partial shade.

Distribution: Southern China and Taiwan

Height: Up to 4.5 metres

Width: Up to 4.5 metres

Season: Summer

Location at Australia Zoo: Crikey Café