Areca palm is a variety of palm tree that hails from Madagascar and can be grown indoors as a house plant. The botanical or scientific name for Areca palm is Dypsis lutescens.
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Callie Barber has been writing professionally since 2002. Barber's love for design and writing inspired her to create Design Your Revolution, a blog that shares creative and affordable ways to decorate indoor and outdoor living environments. Her articles have appeared on Travels.com and GardenGuides.com. Barber holds a Bachelors of Arts in international studies from the University of North Carolina.