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Distribution & Habitat:
R. gracilis is a multi-stemmed palm from southern China.
Stems are slender to 10mm in diameter, covered in fine fibred leaf sheaths. The leaf is palmate with three to four segments, each leaflet is up to 30mm wide having three to four major ribs and the leaflet tip is sharply toothed. The inflorescence is about 200mm long, either unbranched or sparsely branched near the base. Fruits are globular and 8-9mm in diameter.
Cultural requirement are said to be similar to the other species.
(Text) (from Palms & Cycads No 39. Apr-Jun 1993).
Colin Wilson (Figure 1&2)