Wallichi Disticha. False Sugar Palm.
The Wallichi Disticha is an extremely unique and unusual palm. Usually a solitary trunk palm it is covered in a dark brown mat of coarse criss crossed fibres. Its long arching leaves are arranged on just two planes on opposite sides of the trunk giving the look of a ladder. Numerous narrow fishtail leaflets medium to dark green in colour above, with silvery green undersides are in clusters and spread on several planes giving a plumose appearance. A medium sized palm