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Palm / Phoenix sp.

Scientific name: Phoenix sp.

Common name (English / Spanish / Catalan): Palm / Palmera/ Palmera

Evergreen tree, with a straight unbranched trunk often covered by the remaining part of the old leaves. Leaves large or very large , 1 to 6 m long, lanceolate or fan-shaped, dark green, and divided into leaflets (portions of leaves). They often have thorns on the petiole (lower part) of the leaf.
Flowers small, beige-yellow, grouped in large hanging inflorescences 30 to 90 cm long. Fruit (date) from yellow to reddish brown.
It blooms along the year (depending on the species).

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