This palm tree is quite large. So, in height it can reach 18 meters, while the width of its trunk will be equal to 1 meter. The unbranched straight trunk is quite strong. On its surface there are many stumps, which are the remains of dead and fallen leaves. The leaves are only at the top of the palm tree, and there are from 150 to 200 pieces. Short-leaved leaves can reach 4 to 6 meters in length. The greenish-gray complex pinnate leaves consist of stiff, narrow leaflets, of which there are from 80 to 100 pieces.