Palms in Rome US Embassy

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These were taken this morning.

Did not expect to see a flowering Brahea Armata in Rome and especially not at the US embassy.

They also had Chamaerops humilis,

Some very old Washingtonia's and an old Butia with blue /silver leaves..Bluer than an ordinary odorata.

Hard to get good pictures and did not want to worry the guards. I think they got concerned so i explained i was taking palm pictures.  Seemed happy with that but so decided not to take anymore.

Regards

Colin

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Taken last night..noticed it when having dinner on wide footpath cafe.

Also saw the biggest cycas revoluta i have ever seen a block away

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That revoluta is huge.......and old I would gather.

I will be in Italy next year, maybe I will get the chance to see them in person.

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Wow..beautiful visuals.

Thanks and love,

Kris.

 

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Holy cow. That is big.

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Thanks for thinking of us while you're in Rome Colin. You should have told them you were the Australian ambassador, which actually you are in one regard. 

Happy and safe travels. 

Tim

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