Ponytail Palm, Beaucarnea recurvata
Another name for the Ponytail palm is the Elephant Foot Tree. This palm comes from Southwestern U.S. and Mexico. Is a succulent tree which is not a palm but in the same family as yuccas. Adapts well in a desert environment. It has a swollen base that stores water for long periods, this is how it resembles an Elephant Foot. Have strap like leaves which droop and are mildly serrated. Also used as a potted house plant. Likes moderate to hot temperatures and does not like the cold.