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Lady palm
Rhapis excelsa

Location: 37141 Second St.
Park: Niles Elemenatry School
District: Niles
Native to: Asia
Tree type: palm
Leaf retention: evergreen

Comments: Palmate multistem small palm native to China. Mature height to 12 feet on 1 inch diameter stems. Stems look like bamboo canes which gives this species the alternate common name of Bamboo palm.
This palm was planted as a memorial to Debra Abbey custodian at Niles Elementary School before her untimely death.

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