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CFPACS - 03/07/2020 - Part I - Marie Selby Botanical Gardens - Sarasota, FL

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Some photos from the CFPACS visit to Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.

Ficus altissima


Licuala spinosa


Rhapidophyllum hystrix


Acoelorrhaphe wrightii


Satakentia liukiuensis


Thrinax radiata


Coccothrinax barbadensis


Howea forsteriana (1)


Howea forsteriana (2)


Sabal yapa


Coccothrinax crinita


Coccothrinax argentata


Some very large Golden cocos... don't stand under these :)


Salacca magnifica


Calyptrocalyx spicatus


Out in the jungle...



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A few more photos.

Waterfall into the Koi pond.


Koi pond


Desert garden (Next 5 photos)










Ficus benghalensis (in fruit)


Pandanus utilis bearing fruit


Nannorrhops ritchiana


Pitcher plants


Conservatory Desert garden


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Wow and thank you!

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piping plovers

Beautiful photos.  Thank you.  I was there 30 years ago and always wanted to return.  I remember their orchid and epiphyte displays at that time being very impressive.

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@bubba + @piping plovers There are more photos on our Facebook page.  If you're using a PC, you won't need an account to see them (I don't use Facebook).  On my phone it's sometimes difficult to bypass the sign-up/login nag:

CFPACS Facebook

Our photographer managed to get some better shots of some of the plants at both Selby and Rob Branch's garden than I did, so it's worth a look if you have the time.

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piping plovers

Yes, thanks for the link to the photos.  What a great opportunity to visit gardens with other plant enthusiasts.

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