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Coconut Palm

Cocos nucifera


Tall, thin-trunked palms with that distinctive burst of palm fronds at the end. They lined the rim of this little island and took over much of the small intererior.


Very small islands on the Panama coast of the Caribbean. Tropical. Very sandy soil.


The locals are quite protective of their coconut palms as they have a few small huts on each island and family members rotate out from the bigger island/cities, to care for the trees and harvest the coconuts that they sell for $1 a piece.

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Panam√°, Panama

Spotted on Oct 24, 2010
Submitted on Nov 19, 2011

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