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African Oil Palm

Elaeis guineensis

Description:

"Trunk stout, solitary, covered by the persistent leaf-bases above, bare below, there dark gray-brown, ringed. Leaves large, pinnate, the lower segments as spines on the petiole margin; segments many, irregularly divergent, somewhat fascicled in 4's or 5's; inflorescence large, headlike, with spinose tipped branches borne close to the trunk, among the leaves" (Stone, 1970; p. 139).

Notes:

I think this is a Cycad, but I'm not sure... It probably isn't, xD --------------------------------------- /edit Found out what it was... Thanks to a friend \m/ ... It wasn't a Cycad (haha lol, My Bad, It really IS a PALM xD)

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1 Comment

dandoucette
dandoucette 9 years ago

It's not a Cycad, its some type of palm.

Little Rex
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Little Rex

Bukidnon, Philippines

Spotted on Oct 22, 2011
Submitted on Oct 24, 2011

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