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===Common Names:===
 
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Blue Mediterranean Fan Palm<br>
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Found in the Atlas mountains in Morocco to about 1700m.
 
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Figure 1. C. humilis var cerifera.

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Common Names:

Blue Mediterranean Fan Palm

Distribution & Habitat:

Found in the Atlas mountains in Morocco to about 1700m.

Description:

Very similar to the standard C. humilis, except that it has silvery-blue waxy leaves like those of Brahea armata

Culture:

Sunny, well drained position. Very drought tolerant, and very cold resistant. Will thrive in both Mediterranean climates and sub-tropical ones requiring at least a dry season.


Figure 2. C. humilis var cerifera.
Figure 3. C. humilis var cerifera close-up. Note the leaf colour.
Figure 4. C. humilis var cerifera in habitat, Atlas Mountains.


Contributed by:

Miguel Basomba, [Ornacom]


External Links:

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