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PlantFiles: Scheelea Palm
Attalea phalerata

Family: Arecaceae (ar-ek-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Attalea (at-TAY-lee-uh) (Info)
Species: phalerata

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Gardeners' Notes:

Positive palmtodd On Jun 2, 2011, palmtodd from North Fort Myers, FL wrote:

A stout, solitary palm whose trunk rarely gets taller than 4m and which is often covered with old leaf bases. It has a plumose head of up to 30 large leaves that are held erect in a shuttlecock-like crown. It has large bunches of bright yellow, oily fruits that are up to 11cm long.


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Fort Myers, Florida

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