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Please help me identify this plant

New York, NY

I recently purchased a green plant and found another plan growing inside of the pot, which looks like a starfish. I have attached a photograph of the rogue plant. Can you please identify the plant and let me know whether it will harm the green plant (main plant)?

Thank you!

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Calgary, AB(Zone 3b)

It's a flower structure from your plant.

Keaau, HI

Can you show, only the plant which contains the flowering part?

Austin, TX

Metrosideros, is there something leading you to believe there is more than one plant pictured?

Looks like some sort of blooming palm to me. I don't know palms well, so I'll leave it to others to get more specific.

Beautiful, BC(Zone 8b)

Chamaedorea bloom

Long Beach, CA(Zone 10a)

It looks like the flower structure of a Chamadorea elegans to me.
I'm no palm expert either, just a guess.

New York, NY

Thanks for all your help! I have a few more similar pictures which I have uploaded here. Unfortunately, I am at work so I can't take a picture of just the flowering portion's stem.

Is this unusual at all? If not, does this type of plant usually flower?

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Keaau, HI

A mature Palm will flower repeatedly and produce much fruit, when it is healthy!

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