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Bella Palm (Chamaedorea elegans)

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Ideal terrarium plant that it native to tropical habitats. Because of their love for high humidity, they are well-suited for the humid environment of a terrarium. Chamaedorea elegans, is a species of small palm tree native to the rainforests in Southern Mexico and Guatemala.

​A woody, rhizomatous shrub-like plant with numerous, densely arranged reed-like or bamboo-like slender stems, it is found in tropical areas and grows to 2–3 m (6 ft 7 in–9 ft 10 in) tall (rarely to 4–5 m (13–16 ft). It has 1.2 cm-long ringed stigma, punctured crescent-shaped leaves, erect buds, and flexible tubular stems without spines with generally pinnate foliage. Each stem carries 6-7 long-leaf leaves. A remarkable feature of this species is the early age of the onset of flowering, with some plants blooming with a height of only 30 cm.