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Rhapis is a genus of several small, shade-loving fan palms from south-east Asia.  R. excelsa is frequently seen for sale (usually quite expensive, though) as a multi-trunked houseplant, having just a few leaf segments and making an attractive small palm.  It is hardy to about -7°C/19°F and could be used in a very sheltered entryway.  There are several other species of Rhapis that are not so well known, but they should all be tried as well since they are likely to be about as hardy as R. excelsa, more or less.