Palms are large group of elegant, arborescent plants under the family Areceae. Palms form an important group with considerable economic potentiality and are ranked next to the grasses and legumes. They provide food, shelter and other utility commodities to mankind, especially to rural communities in the tropics. Palms are also extensively cultivated in gardens, plantations, as avenues and indoor plants for their majestic beauty and decorative values as foliage plants. Malabar Botanical Garden conserves seven indigenous genera such as Arenga, Bentinckia, Borrassus etc, 21 exotic genera such as Bismarckia, Dypsis, Livistona etc and three endangered palms like Calamus thwaitesii, Arenga wightii and Bentinckia condapanna.