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Noun: fern rhapis
  1. Small graceful palm with reedlike stems and leaf bases clothed with loose coarse fibers
    - miniature fan palm, bamboo palm, Rhapis excelsa
Noun: Rhapis
  1. Genus of small clump-forming fan palms of China and Japan
    - genus Rhapis
Noun: reed rhapis
  1. Chinese lady palm with more slender stems and finer sheath fibers than Rhapis excelsa
    - slender lady palm, Rhapis humilis

Type of: lady palm, liliopsid genus, monocot genus

Part of: Arecaceae, family Arecaceae, family Palmaceae, family Palmae, palm family, Palmaceae, Palmae

Encyclopedia: Rhapis