Book of Mediterranean Trees, Shrubs and Climbers
Chamaerops humilis Dwarf Fan Palm
Chamaerops is a genus of flowering plants in the palm family Arecaceae. The only
currently fully accepted species is Chamaerops humilis, variously called European fan
palm, or the Mediterranean dwarf palm. It is one of the more cold-hardy palms used in
landscaping in temperate climates.