Arenga caudata (bifid leaf)
Miniature Sugar Palm
A small, shrubby, understorey palm to 2 m (7 ft.) tall, with densely clustering, thin, canelike stems and small leaves that are dark green above and silvery white below. The leaflets are roughly fishtail shaped and have jaggedly toothed margins. A. caudata is widespread over Southeast Asia and does well in a shady spot in the tropical or warm subtropical garden. The bifid leaf form has fewer, broader leaflets reminiscent of Arenga hookeriana.