fern palm

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Noun1.fern palm - southeastern Indian cycad with palmlike foliagefern palm - southeastern Indian cycad with palmlike foliage
Cycas, genus Cycas - type genus of Cycadaceae: genus of widely distributed Old World evergreen tropical trees having pinnate leaves and columnar stems covered with persistent bases of old leaves
Cycas revoluta, sago palm - dwarf palmlike cycad of Japan that yields sago
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Michael's favorites include 18-inch-tall dwarf lady palms (Rhapis excelsa) and lacy fern palms (Cycas circinalis); tall, slender MacArthur palms (Ptychosperma macarthuri); bottle palms (Mascarena, or Hyophorbe lagenicaulis), with matted basket-weave trunks; and Mexican fan palms (Washingtonia robusta), native to desert canyons near Palm Springs.