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Palmera, Butterfly palm

Chrysalidocarpus lutescens
Palmae

A slender, clustering palm that can grow to a height of 10 m. The graceful leaves are bright green to yellow-green, and 2 m long. The flowers are small and white, the fruits are red to violet-black. It is a native of Madagascar. It was introduced in the Philippines in the early 20th century and is now widespread in parks and gardens. It is also a popular indoors plant.

The Palmera is widely planted in gardens and roadsides throughout Alabang Hills.

Palmera
Palmera
Palmera
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