linedrawing1.gif (24657 bytes)This article represents a graphical key to some relatively common (in South Florida) landscape palms. To progress through the key, all you need to do is click on the part of the key that you wish to see in more detail. All species and genera are linked to their respective photographs in the photo gallery.

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Designed by Larry R. Noblick, Ph.D.
Collections Manager, Montgomery Botanical Center &
Associate Researcher, Fairchild Tropical Garden, Miami, FL

Note: The information in this key was derived from Meerow, A.L., 1994. Betrock's Guide to Landscape Palms. Betrock Information Systems, Inc., Hollywood, FL, USA. Line drawings copyright 1995, Smithsonian Institution Press (Jones, D.L. 1995. Palms Throughout the World. SIP, Washington, D.C., USA.); used with permission.

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