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Abkhazia - country soul

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Igor_Kii

Abkhazia is between Georgia and Russia along the Black Sea coast.
The unrecognized republic with a magnificent climate

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Rhapis in ruins Palmar

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All photos belong to Igor Kotlyarov

 

 

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Darold Petty

Thank you for posting these photographs!  :greenthumb: 

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DoomsDave

At least the Red Palm Weevils aren't there!

Magnificent, indeed!

Keep posting pictures!

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Flow

Magnificent! I knew nothing about Abkhazia, just some political things which don't belong here. Please post more.

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Igor_Kii

Chamaerops like a volcano

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Railway station Botanical Garden

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I really liked the trunk of a coniferous tree that closed a sabal palmetto

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Main Caucasus Range, which covers the Black Sea coast from cold north winds

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Wild Trachycarpus in the forest

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Butia near the destroyed fountain.

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Arboretum city of Sukhum

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Yucca elephantipes

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The famous alley Jubaea chilensis.

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Brahea armata

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dalmatiansoap

Absolutely beautiful! Weird how that could really become one of latest palm oases in this parts of the World due RPW.

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Phoenikakias
9 minutes ago, dalmatiansoap said:

Absolutely beautiful! Weird how that could really become one of latest palm oases in this parts of the World due RPW.

Very spot on use of word 'oasis' in this instance, in that palmy land is surrounded by non palmy land and sea. Under such circumstamstances a natural widespread of rpw is most unlikely, and latter can make its entry only inside a trojan ... palm. Also very unlikely as long as this area remains beyond integration to the system of global trade.

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Igor_Kii

Botanical Garden. A flower bed of succulents

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Jubaea chilensis

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Phoenix canariensis with fruit

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Palm trees provide a rich self-sowing annual

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Two butia grow under the same conditions but different color leaves

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Old fountain

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Igor_Kii
17 minutes ago, Phoenikakias said:

as this area remains beyond integration to the system of global trade

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Igor_Kii

These photos were taken in the autumn

Mandarin Krasnodar

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Collect fruits Butia

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Seeds of magnolia grandiflora

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Diospyros lotus

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Poncirus trifoliata

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Citrus paradisii

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Citrus sinensis Washington Navel

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Diospyros

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kiwi

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Palmaceae

Very nice pictures of an area where I did not know palms even grew, thanks for posting them.

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DoomsDave

More pictures!

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PalmatierMeg

What a beautiful & fascinating place! Thanks for all the photos.

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Igor_Kii

Livistona chinensis

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Cordyline australis

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butia different. I can not say what kind of grades

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Igor_Kii
15 hours ago, dalmatiansoap said:

Absolutely beautiful! Weird how that could really become one of latest palm oases in this parts of the World due RPW.

What is the RPW? :blush:

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Sanips
10 minutes ago, Igor_Kii said:

What is the RPW? :blush:

Red Palm Weevil (Rhynchophorus ferrugineus), a plague which is killing all canary palms 

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Phoenikakias

picudo rojo, punteruolo rosso,  Red Palm Weevil, crvena palmina pipa,  charançon rouge du palmier, rhynchophorus ferrugineus... devil has many names!

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Igor_Kii

Thanks for the answer.
This insect is afraid of the cold?

than this insect can destroy?

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Sanips
7 minutes ago, Phoenikakias said:

picudo rojo, punteruolo rosso,  Red Palm Weevil, crvena palmina pipa,  charançon rouge du palmier, rhynchophorus ferrugineus... devil has many names!

Now we know it in Russian: Пальмовые долгоносики (?) 

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Igor_Kii
6 minutes ago, Sanips said:

Now we know it in Russian: Пальмовые долгоносики (?) 

We do not have this pest

But it is possible that they can come together with plants from Europe.
We must be prepared for any pests

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Igor_Kii

I looked now video. Oh my God that this insect destroys centuries-old palm trees :bemused:

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Sanips
19 minutes ago, Igor_Kii said:

Thanks for the answer.
This insect is afraid of the cold?

than this insect can destroy?

It doesn't seem to be bothered about cold. Imagine that someone from Krasnodar import a Phoenix canariensis from Egypt infested with this insect (it is believed that this was the way that plague arrived to Spain) and it's Summer, the bugs can be spread to other palms during the hot season and in winter larvas (which are the ones that cause the damage) are inside the palm protected from cold. 

10 minutes ago, Igor_Kii said:

We do not have this pest

But it is possible that they can come together with plants from Europe.
We must be prepared for any pests

That's the point, goverments have to put an effort regulating that kind of import to prevent the spread of harmful pests and deseases.

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