Palm identity

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Palm identity

Post by Conifers » Thu Sep 15, 2011 11:33 am

Found this pic online; claims it is Trachycarpus martianus, but I have my doubts.

Anyone know what it might be?


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Re: Palm identity

Post by Yorkshire Kris » Thu Sep 15, 2011 12:16 pm

Funny enough i have just seen a large palm labelled martianus in a botanical garden t.his morning. It clearly isn't.


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Re: Palm identity

Post by grub » Thu Sep 15, 2011 3:18 pm

I suspect it's Livistona chinensis, Quote from t'internet "Binomial name, Livistona chinensis.
(Jacquin) R. Brown ex Martius in C. F. P. von Martius et al."
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Re: Palm identity

Post by Nathan » Fri Sep 16, 2011 12:49 pm

Either a Livistona or a Washingtonia, definitely not Trachycarpus martianus though...
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Re: Palm identity

Post by redsquirrel » Fri Sep 16, 2011 9:23 pm

look like a pair of stretched chammies to me when zoomed in
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Re: Palm identity

Post by Nathan » Fri Sep 16, 2011 9:54 pm

redsquirrel wrote:look like a pair of stretched chammies to me when zoomed in
I thought we were meant to be ID-ing the tall palms? I didn't even notice the Chamaerops :lol:
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Re: Palm identity

Post by Conifers » Sat Sep 17, 2011 9:39 am

Yep, it's the tall ones (and no, not those two Phoenix behind either, before anyone says!)


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Re: Palm identity

Post by flounder » Sat Sep 17, 2011 10:08 am

er, did I miss something? in the description it says livistona chinensis icon_scratch
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Re: Palm identity

Post by Conifers » Sat Sep 17, 2011 10:38 am

flounder wrote:er, did I miss something? in the description it says livistona chinensis icon_scratch
It's been corrected now icon_thumright Thanks Grub & Nathan!


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