Arenga micrantha, slow-growing clumping palm from South China which only develops a short trunk, with attractive coarse black fibres around the base and long fronds to 6m high. Each new leaf on the multiple trunks has a reddish tinge. The foliage has silver undersides and jagged ends to the leaflets. Frost-hardy. A very impressive plant. For a sheltered spot. Currently 4.0m. $3,000.