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Mexican Fan Palm
Desert and semi-arid areas, especially gorges and canyons, often near water in north-western Mexico and Baja California.
A tall, solitary fan palm to about 20m with persistant leaf bases. The leaves are bright green, with cotton like threads on young leaves, and dark drown, heavily armed, shiny leaf bases.
A very common plant in cultivation, tho not really suited for suburban gardens, due to the heavily armed leaf bases.
Sunny, well drained position. Very hardy; drought and frost tolerant.
Mike Gray (Figures 1,2,3&4).
Jeff (Figure 5)