A genus of small fan palms with windmill-like fronds, of forest undergrowth, which are sometimes stemless, and often clumped. Leaflets have multiple folds, and are blunt-tipped. The inflorescences are held as axillary panicles. The flowers are hermaphrodite with 3 free carpels. The fruits are brightly coloured, and thinly fleshy. There are about 100 species, found from southern China and Burma to Queensland and Vanuatu.
Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.