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Palms and Cycads: Another mystery palm

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tropicbreeze
noonamah
Australia

September 6, 2009
12:42 PM

Post #7031520

Have several of these palm that were on the property when I bought it.

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tropicbreeze
noonamah
Australia

September 6, 2009
12:47 PM

Post #7031530

The fronds are similar to but less bushy than Foxtails.

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tropicbreeze
noonamah
Australia

September 6, 2009
12:51 PM

Post #7031537

The trunk has distinct rings.

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tropicbreeze
noonamah
Australia

September 6, 2009
12:54 PM

Post #7031544

Base of the trunk is swollen at ground level.

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edric
Oak Hill, FL
(Zone 9b)

September 6, 2009
9:01 PM

Post #7033362

Could it be this Dypsis madagascariensis, look see, Ed
http://www.palmpedia.net/wiki/index.php/Dypsis_madagascariensis

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mike_in_NZ
Atawhai,Nelson
New Zealand
(Zone 10a)

September 7, 2009
9:17 AM

Post #7035184

Have no idea what it is but it's a nice looking palm that's for sure.

palmbob

palmbob
Acton, CA
(Zone 8b)


September 7, 2009
2:12 PM

Post #7035674

I agree with edric
tropicbreeze
noonamah
Australia

September 8, 2009
11:26 AM

Post #7039542

Thanks for that Edric, definitely looks like it. From memory, the inflorescence looks the same too. Mine are all single stemmed.

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