Brahea edulis

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Figure 1. B. edulis in Naples.

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Synonymy:

Unknown

Common Names:

Guadalupe Palm,
Palma de Guadalupe

Distribution:

North end of Guadalope Island, off the west coast of Mexico.

Habitat:

Steep rocky slopes.

Description:

Solitary palm to about 10m, large, green, costapalmate leaves. The only Brahea not to have persistant dead leaves.

General:

Edible fruit.

Culture:

Full sun, well drained position. Frost and drought tolerant. Dislikes high humidity. Slow.



Contributed by:

Angelo Porcelli (Figure 1)

External Links:

Kew, PalmWeb, IUCN, JSTOR, Trebrown

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