Dypsis lanceolata is a species of flowering plant in the family Arecaceae. This plant originates from the Comoros Islands north of Madagascar. It is popular with palm collectors but is also suitable as a screening plant or in tropical landscapes.
The Dypsis Lanceolata is an unusual collectors palm from the Comoro Islands. This exceptionally beautiful palm tree has a crown of gracefully arching dark green glossy pinnate leaves which are slightly plumose. The leaflets are broad for a dypsis species. It is a clumping palm. Vulnerable in the wild, it is a palm which is quite hard to come by and quite sought after.