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richnorm

Rich, is it Arenga australasica? Whatever it is, it is nice!

Jody

Not that one Jody. The second photo is not my plant btw but they grow very well here.

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Ken Johnson

Rich, is it Arenga australasica? Whatever it is, it is nice!

Jody

Not that one Jody. The second photo is not my plant btw but they grow very well here.

tremula? there I took a guess

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sarasota alex

I want to clarify that palms in that genus have trunks but keep persistent leaf bases for a very long time. It very characteristic of these palms. Not sure if the caretakers of this particular palm cleaned it manually or it is natural for this species, which is rare in cultivation and for a period of time was taxonomically lumped together with another more common species.

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Ken Johnson

I want to clarify that palms in that genus have trunks but keep persistent leaf bases for a very long time. It very characteristic of these palms. Not sure if the caretakers of this particular palm cleaned it manually or it is natural for this species, which is rare in cultivation and for a period of time was taxonomically lumped together with another more common species.

So that one is colpothrinax?

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sarasota alex

Not Colpothrinax

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richnorm

No Ken, not tremula. A massive clue: it's one of the few palms that grow in Tibet!

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Mandrew968

Alex, Leucothrinax???

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Ken Johnson

Alex, Leucothrinax???

But he said rare in cultivation.

shure looks like that complex though

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virtualpalm

I want to clarify that palms in that genus have trunks but keep persistent leaf bases for a very long time. It very characteristic of these palms. Not sure if the caretakers of this particular palm cleaned it manually or it is natural for this species, which is rare in cultivation and for a period of time was taxonomically lumped together with another more common species.

Hah... and here I was thinking you were talking about a genus of trunkless palms with one representative species that grows an above-ground trunk! Thanks for the clarification.

BTW, we refer to "clear trunk" in the nursery/landscaping industry here in Florida as the above-ground portion of the trunk between the ground and where the first leaves emerge from the trunk--regardless if the old leaf bases are attached or not. The term that Sabal palm brokers here in FL use for a trunk devoid (or purposely cleaned) of old leaf bases is "slick," as opposed to "booted" when the old leaf bases, or "boots," are still attached... just in case anyone was interested.

Jody

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virtualpalm

Alex, Leucothrinax???

But he said rare in cultivation.

shure looks like that complex though

All species of Thrinax/Leucothrinax lose their leaf bases when they get older, though.

Jody

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sarasota alex

I want to clarify that palms in that genus have trunks but keep persistent leaf bases for a very long time. It very characteristic of these palms. Not sure if the caretakers of this particular palm cleaned it manually or it is natural for this species, which is rare in cultivation and for a period of time was taxonomically lumped together with another more common species.

Hah... and here I was thinking you were talking about a genus of trunkless palms with one representative species that grows an above-ground trunk! Thanks for the clarification.

BTW, we refer to "clear trunk" in the nursery/landscaping industry here in Florida as the above-ground portion of the trunk between the ground and where the first leaves emerge from the trunk--regardless if the old leaf bases are attached or not. The term that Sabal palm brokers here in FL use for a trunk devoid (or purposely cleaned) of old leaf bases is "slick," as opposed to "booted" when the old leaf bases, or "boots," are still attached... just in case anyone was interested.

Jody

Jody thanks for letting me know. I'm still learning the palm language.

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sarasota alex

Complete picture. I obscured the label on the bottom.

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virtualpalm

Trachycarpus... don't know the species.

Jody

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sarasota alex

Sorry Jody, not a Trachycarpus

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LJG

Complete picture. I obscured the label on the bottom.

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My guess was not correct?

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sarasota alex

Complete picture. I obscured the label on the bottom.

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My guess was not correct?

Len, sorry missed your post. No, it's not a Schippia.

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Pez

Is this a trick question because of the Livistonia genus being split up? Saribus?

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sarasota alex

Is this a trick question because of the Livistonia genus being split up? Saribus?

No I wouldn't do it

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JasonD

Thrithrinax acanthocoma

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sarasota alex

Thrithrinax acanthocoma

Correct!

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sarasota alex

I have one more

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sarasota alex

B moorei?

Not a Brahea

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sarasota alex

Nannorrhops?

Yes it is

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LJG

I stink. I think I will stick to growing them rather then guessing them.

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Bencassa

I posted this on another thread not long ago so might be a quick game...

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richnorm

satranala

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virtualpalm

Here is another one:

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Jody

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Ken Johnson

Here is another one:

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Jody

That is the one growing outside the nursery where you work.

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virtualpalm

Not those exact ones, but same species.

Jody

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sarasota alex

Here is another one:

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Jody

Looks like a Hyphaene to me. I'm thinking H. petersiana. On my H. thebaica the teeth are dark and H. coriaceas have some color there.

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virtualpalm

Yes, Alex, it is Hyphaene, but I don't know which species. Here is the whole palm:

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Jody

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Lowey

No you are all wrong so far but here's a hint. The vertical skinny multicoloured thing in the middle of the picture is its trunk. Bruce is the one with the round leaf a drymophleus species ? Rich it looks like arenga australasica to me.

Peachy

Sorry Peachy I have been away, no it is actually a Wettinia, but which one, the other one was Licuala ramsayi :)

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Ken Johnson

No you are all wrong so far but here's a hint. The vertical skinny multicoloured thing in the middle of the picture is its trunk. Bruce is the one with the round leaf a drymophleus species ? Rich it looks like arenga australasica to me.

Peachy

Sorry Peachy I have been away, no it is actually a Wettinia, but which one, the other one was Licuala ramsayi :)

Did Jody get the wettinia wrong? And that livistona looking thing is a Licuala? Dang.

And what is Peachy's thing?

And that spotted thing?

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Lowey

No you are all wrong so far but here's a hint. The vertical skinny multicoloured thing in the middle of the picture is its trunk. Bruce is the one with the round leaf a drymophleus species ? Rich it looks like arenga australasica to me.

Peachy

Sorry Peachy I have been away, no it is actually a Wettinia, but which one, the other one was Licuala ramsayi :)

Did Jody get the wettinia wrong? And that livistona looking thing is a Licuala? Dang.

And what is Peachy's thing?

And that spotted thing?

Ken I think Jodi said Iriartea deltoidea, it was Wettinia quinaria, Still not sure about Peachy's ??

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Stevetoad

Ken, you created a monster!!!

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virtualpalm

Oops... It is amazing how closely that Wettinia resembles Iriartea, though. Anyway, here is another that should be fairly easy:

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Jody

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Jason in Orlando

Syagrus botryophora?

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virtualpalm

Yep. You got it, Jason! Here is the overall view:

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Jody

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