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Canary palm

Phoenix canariensis Chabaud

Family: Palmaceae

Name justification:
Phoenix is the Greek name for palm tree, and it is used both for date palm and Canary palm.
Canariensis: from the Canary Islands.

Common name: Canary palm
Description: Tall tree
Leaf: Evergreen Broad Compound Paripinnate

Origin and distribution:
It is native to the Canary Islands. It is the palm tree most cultivated as an ornamental plant.

Location in the garden:
There are two magnificent symmetrical rows of specimens at both paths parallel to the 'Ferradura' walk. In most cases, their trunks are surrounded by ivy, almost up to its crest.


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