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Types of Palms

Aapalm
Aapalm

palm something off on someone foist something on, force something upon, impose something upon, pass something off, thrust something upon, unload something upon They palm a lot of junk off on the tourists.

Adonidia
Adonidia

The adonidia palm - often called "Christmas Palm" - is a showy, highly ornamental palm that works beautifully in small landscape areas. The adonidia is easy care...it's self-cleaning, meaning the spent fronds just fall off by themselves, a big low-maintenance plus.

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Archontophoenix
Archontophoenix

It is popular as an ornamental palm for its evergreen foliage and bright red fruit. Description. The Bangalow palm is a large-sized palm generally reaching 20-25 meters in height. It small red fruit is inedible. Propagation is by seed. Culture. Tropical in nature, the Bangalow palm comes from warm humid forests. Due to this, it can not tolerate heavy frost.

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Archontophoenix Alexandrae
Archontophoenix Alexandrae

Archontophoenix alexandrae (Alexander palm, Alexandra palm, King Alexander palm, King palm, Northern bangalow palm; syn. Ptychosperma alexandrae F.Muell.) is a palm native to Queensland and New South Wales, Australia, and naturalised in Hawaii.

Archontophoenix Cunninghamiana
Archontophoenix Cunninghamiana

The Palms National Park - Cooyar. Situated about 7 kilometres from the township of Cooyar, a town about 1.5 hr drive north of Toowoomba. About 15-20% of the palms though are under constant decimation from a colony of flying foxes (Pteropus poliocephalus).

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Areca Palm
Areca Palm

Areca palms are slow to moderate growers for sun or shade and can reach heights of 15 to 20 feet. They're wider at the top - sometimes 8 to 10 feet or more in diameter - so allow enough room for the palm to grow a tropical canopy over nearby plants.

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Arenga Pinnata
Arenga Pinnata

Arenga pinnata (syn. Arenga saccharifera) is an economically important feather palm native to tropical Asia, from eastern India east to Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines in the east. Common names include sugar palm, arenga palm, areng palm, black-fiber palm, gomuti palm, aren, enau, irok, and kaong.

Asian Palmyra Palm
Asian Palmyra Palm

Fruits of the Asian Palmyra palm The fruits of the Asian Palmyra Palm resemble coconuts from far away, but on closer observation they are different. The fruits grow in clusters on tall pretty looking palm trees.

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Attalea
Attalea

Attalea (palm) Attalea is a large genus of palms native to Mexico, the Caribbean, Central and South America. This pinnately leaved, non-spiny genus includes both small palms lacking an aboveground stem and large trees.

Babassu
Babassu

Babassu palm, (Attalea martiana, A. oleifera, or A. speciosa), tall palm tree with feathery leaves that grows wild in tropical northeastern Brazil. The kernels of its hard-shelled nuts are the source of babassu oil, similar in properties and uses to coconut oil and used increasingly as a substitute for it.

Bismarckia
Bismarckia

It’s no wonder the scientific name of the exceptional Bismarck palm is Bismarckia nobilis. It’s one of the most elegant, massive and desirable fan palms you can plant. With a stout trunk and symmetrical crown, it makes a great focal point in your backyard.

Borassus
Borassus

Borassus (Palmyra palm) is a genus of five species of fan palms, native to tropical regions of Africa, Asia and New Guinea. These massive palms can grow up to 30 m (98 ft) high and have robust trunks with distinct leaf scars; in some species the trunk develops a distinct swelling just below the crown, though for unknown reasons.

Brahea
Brahea

Brahea edulis (Guadalupe Palm)- despite this one being the most commonly grown of all the Braheas, it is one of the most endangered palms as well. It is native to the small Mexican island of Guadalupe which, in the past was a lushly populated island but now is mostly barren with this being about the only tree species left.

Butia
Butia

This palm was also known incorrectly as Butia capitata for many years. The true Butia capitata was first described and named by Martius as Cocos capitata in 1826. It was discovered in the state of Minas Gerais by Martius near the town of Montes Claros and is a cerrado-loving palm endemic to the central planalto region of Brazil.

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Butia Capitata
Butia Capitata

Butia capitata, also known as jelly palm, is a palm native to Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay.[1] This palm grows up to 6m (exceptionally 8m) in a slow but steady manner. It is easily identifiable with feather palm pinnate leaves that arch inwards towards a thick stout trunk.

California Palm
California Palm

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Caryota
Caryota

Caryota mitis is a clumping palm. It will grow up to 20 feet. Amazingly they can also be cultivated for indoor use in an atrium environment or well lit space within a home. At Palmco, we grow our Fishtail palms in the field and keep a limited inventory of container material available.

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Chamaedorea
Chamaedorea

Chamaedorea (from Ancient Greek χαμαί (chamai), meaning 'on the ground', and δωρεά (dorea), meaning 'gift', in reference to easily reached fruits, or the plants' low-growing nature) is a genus of 107 species of palms, native to subtropical and tropical regions of the Americas.

Chamaerops
Chamaerops

Chamaerops is a genus of flowering plants in the palm family Arecaceae. The only currently fully accepted species is Chamaerops humilis, variously called European fan palm, or the Mediterranean dwarf palm. It is one of the more cold-hardy palms used in landscaping in temperate climates.

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Coconut
Coconut

Coconut palm, (Cocos nucifera), tree of the palm family (Arecaceae). It is one of the most important crops of the tropics. The slender, leaning, ringed trunk of the tree rises to a height of up to 25 m (80 feet) from a swollen base and is surmounted by a graceful crown of giant, featherlike leaves.

Copernicia Prunifera
Copernicia Prunifera

Copernicia prunifera or the carnaúba palm or carnaubeira palm is a species of palm tree native to northeastern Brazil. Known by many as 'tree of life' because of its many uses, the Carnaúba is also the symbol tree of Ceará. The initiative to use it as a symbol vies to promote its conservation and sustainable use.

Cyrtostachys Renda
Cyrtostachys Renda

Cyrtostachys renda, also known by the common names red sealing wax palm and lipstick palm, is a palm that is native to Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra and Borneo in Indonesia. It is the only species of the genus Cyrtostachys that can be found to the west of the Wallace Line, the faunal boundary separating the ecozones of Asia and Wallacea.

Date Palm
Date Palm

Phoenix dactylifera, commonly known as date or date palm, is a flowering plant species in the palm family, Arecaceae, cultivated for its edible sweet fruit. Although its place of origin is unknown because of long cultivation, it probably originated from the Fertile Crescent, region straddling between Egypt and Mesopotamia.

Date Palms
Date Palms

Phoenix dactylifera, commonly known as date or date palm, is a flowering plant species in the palm family, Arecaceae, cultivated for its edible sweet fruit. Although its place of origin is unknown because of long cultivation, it probably originated from the Fertile Crescent, region straddling between Egypt and Mesopotamia.

Dypsis Decaryi
Dypsis Decaryi

Dypsis decaryi. Dypsis decaryi is a palm tree commonly known as the Triangle palm. It is indigenous to the Madagascan rainforest. Some specimens grow to a height of some 15 metres (49 ft) in the wild. It is relatively new to cultivation however, so outside its native habitat it rarely achieves anything like that height.

Euterpe Edulis
Euterpe Edulis

Uses: Euterpe edulis was for many years the most important species for the extraction of palm heart and was the industry standard. Records show that in 1965 Paraguay exported 3205 metric tons of palm heart (representing the destruction of several million trees); and in 1968-1970 Brazil exported an annual average of 2650 metric tons (Landini & Landini, 1976; Kitze & Johnson, 1975).

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Hyophorbe Lagenicaulis
Hyophorbe Lagenicaulis

Hyophorbe lagenicaulis. Hyophorbe lagenicaulis, the bottle palm or palmiste gargoulette, is a species of flowering plant in the Arecaceae family.

Hyophorbe Verschaffeltii
Hyophorbe Verschaffeltii

This palm, at least as a seedling, is one of the most colorful palms in cultivation. Flowers just like the other Hyphorbes with large, torpedo-like spears that tend to shoot straight out of the trunks, just below the crownshafts.

Licuala Grandis
Licuala Grandis

The Licuala grandis is a truly out of the ordinary palm.It's beauty is deraigned from it's magnificient fan-like fronds, which dominate the palm at it's early age. I purchased a Licuala grandis from the Fairchild sale in November of 2003. It was a small palm and has prospered in a somewhat shaded location.It is far from a fast grower but is now over 3 feet tall. This is in the Palm Beach area ...

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Livistona
Livistona

Livistona nitida, the Carnarvon Fan Palm, as seen from the Amphitheatre in Carnarvon National Park. Livistona is a genus of palms (family Arecaceae), native to southern, southeastern and eastern Asia, Australasia, and the Horn of Africa.

Livistona Chinensis
Livistona Chinensis

Livistona chinensis, the Chinese fan palm or fountain palm, is a species of subtropical palm tree of east Asia. It is native to southern Japan, Taiwan, the Ryukyu Islands, southeastern China and Hainan.

Lodoicea
Lodoicea

Lodoicea, commonly known as the sea coconut, coco de mer, or double coconut, is a monotypic genus in the palm family. The sole species, Lodoicea maldivica, is endemic to the islands of Praslin and Curieuse in the Seychelles.

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Majestic Palm
Majestic Palm

Majesty palm is a warm-climate tree suitable for growing outdoors in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 10 to 11. Although the palm makes an attractive indoor plant in cooler climates, it may eventually become too large, as mature trees reach heights of 15 to 20 feet.

Mauritia Flexuosa
Mauritia Flexuosa

Mauritia flexuosa. Mauritia flexuosa, known as the moriche palm, ité palm, ita, buriti, muriti, canangucho (Colombia), or aguaje (Peru), is a palm tree. It grows in and near swamps and other wet areas in tropical South America.

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Mexican fan Palm
Mexican fan Palm

Mexican Fan Palm Trees - Cold Hardy Palms - (Washingtonia robusta) The Mexican Fan Palm Tree is noticeable by its slender trunk capped with crowns. We have a Mexican Fan Palm Tree pictures section which displays many different photos of the Mexican Fan Palm Tree.

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Nikau Palm
Nikau Palm

The Nikau Palm. Rhopalstylis. The Rhopalstylis is a genus containing just two species of palm including the most southerly palm the Chatham Island Nikau and the other confined to Norfolk Island with a variety on the Kermadec Islands.

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Oil Palms
Oil Palms

Palm oil (also known as dendê oil, from Portuguese ) is an edible vegetable oil derived from the mesocarp (reddish pulp) of the fruit of the oil palms, primarily the African oil palm Elaeis guineensis, and to a lesser extent from the American oil palm Elaeis oleifera and the maripa palm Attalea maripa.

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Peach Palm
Peach Palm

Peach Palm. Peach Palm, which is scientifically known as Bactris gasipaes, is actually a palm tree that bears a fruit that is considered a drupe, and contains a single seed. The fruits are smaller in size than peaches and plums, and they range in color from yellow to red, depending on the variety of the peach palm.

Raffia Palm
Raffia Palm

Raffia palm. Raffia palms (Raphia) are a genus of about twenty species of palms native to tropical regions of Africa, and especially Madagascar, with one species (R. taedigera) also occurring in Central and South America.

Rhapis Excelsa
Rhapis Excelsa

Growing Lady Palms (Rhapis excelsa) The Lady Palm (Rhapis excelsa) is a great plant to grow in your garden. It can also be grown indoors, both in homes and offices. It is tolerant of various types of climates, so it can be used all around the world. It adapts easily to a wide range of different soils, climates and environments, which makes it a great house and garden plant for all plant growers.

Royal Palms
Royal Palms

Royal palms are the quintessential tall, straight palm tree. While they have some specific care requirements, these trees are impressive specimens that are worth the trouble for the way they stand out. Learn more about growing royal palm trees in this article.

Roystonea Oleracea
Roystonea Oleracea

Roystonea oleracea. Roystonea oleracea, sometimes known as the Caribbean royal palm, palmiste, imperial palm or cabbage palm, is a species of palm which is native to the Lesser Antilles, Colombia, Venezuela, and Trinidad and Tobago.

Roystonea Regia
Roystonea Regia

Roystonea regia, commonly known as the Cuban royal palm or simply the royal palm is a species of palm which is native to Mexico and parts of Central America and the Caribbean.

Sabal
Sabal

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Sabal Palm
Sabal Palm

Sabal palmetto. Sabal palmetto, also known as cabbage-palm, palmetto, cabbage palmetto, blue palmetto, Carolina palmetto, common palmetto, swamp cabbage and sabal palm, is one of 15 species of palmetto palm.

Salak
Salak

Salak (Salacca zalacca) is a species of palm tree (family Arecaceae) native to Java and Sumatra in Indonesia. It is cultivated in other regions as a food crop, and reportedly naturalized in Bali, Lombok, Timor, Maluku, and Sulawesi.

Syagrus
Syagrus

Syagrus romanzoffiana, the queen palm or cocos palm, is a palm native to South America, from Paraguay and northern Argentina (mostly Misiones Province) north to western Brazil and northern Uruguay and west to eastern Bolivia.

Trachycarpus
Trachycarpus

Trachycarpus is a genus of nine species of palms native to Asia, from the Himalaya east to eastern China.

Wodyetia
Wodyetia

Wodyetia bifurcata is the only plant in the genus, which was named in honor of Wodyeti, an Australian Aboriginal bushman who was the last male in his line of Melville Range Aborigines. Wodyeti had a vast traditional knowledge of the foxtail palm's natural habitat.

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