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wild date palm

Phoenix dactylifera

Description:

A wild date palm, the progenitor of the edible dates. The dates ripen in autumn. There are 50% male trees and 50% female trees. Blooming takes place in summer and fruit ripen in autumn. The wild date are about half size of the cultivated ones.

Habitat:

desert springs


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AshleyT
AshleyT 2 years ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

מועצה אזורית רמת נגב, מחוז הדרום, Israel

Lat: 30.79, Long: 34.85

Spotted on Jul 26, 2016
Submitted on Jul 28, 2016

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