Cutflower Nomenclature

Scientific/Botanical Name:

Genus: Ravenea

Specie: R. hildebrandtii


English Name:


Common Name:

Dwarf Majesty Palm

Botanical Family:

Name in Latin: Arecaceae

Name in English: The Palm Tree Family

The Plant

Origin: found only in Comoros

Growth Habit: Woody, no crown shaft


Blooming Period:

Leaf: Pinnate (feather shape), petite.


Very petite and dwarfed. Good for a small garden.

Care and Handling

Soil: prefers well drained soil

Amount of water: Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Nutrition: Feed monthly with a water soluble fertilizer.

Special handling: Light shade

Special feature/remarks:

It is threatened by habitat loss. Rare palm.