This is an evolution of the blue teflonpalm for flooded environments. With the rise of the ocean level, this palm started to develop aerial roots that allowed for the aspiration of more oxygen. It also became taller and its leaves became higher, preventing the approach of silkworms.
Living Relatives (click to show/hide)
None found. Note that this does not necessarily mean it has no living relatives at all, but that, assuming all taxonomy is filled in, its entire phylum is extinct; any relatives it does have likely do not resemble it.