|Thrinax microcarpa is a small palm with a slim-, upright stems. Leaves are divided halfway into 33 to 58 narrow lobes, densely white to tan-scaly underneath, then glabrous blue-green above. Produces white to yellow or orange flowers in loose-arching panicles. In general, this genus of palms is often found growing were soils are limstoney and soil is well-drained. Native to Florida, the Caribbean, Belize, and Mexico, the fronds are fan-shaped and have long, green stalks and are arranged so that the head is almost round in appearance. Summer flowers are borne in panicles between the fronds and are either a yellow or orange color.