University of Florida

Plant Identification Learning Module:
Flowers and Foliage

Neanthe Bella Palm, Parlor Palm (Chamaedorea elegans)

Neanthe Bella palm is a small, fine-textured, single trunked palm, usually four to eight feet high. Leaves are pinnately-compound; leaflets are lanceolate. It is noted for its showy bright green stem. Yellow flowers with petals joined at their tips form on a stalk up to 32 inches long.