Brahea aculeata

Synonymy: Unknown Distribution: Mexico
Common names: Sinaloa hesper palm Conservation status: Unknown

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Large (up to a metre across), green fan-shaped leaves distinguish this rare palm from its close relatives.
Reasonably hardy to cold, and rather fast growing, it is suitable for the conservatory, home or sheltered
garden where it will enjoy full sun, and protection from the wind.

Photo courtesy and copyright 1999, Geoff Stein; taken at Catamaran Hotel, San Diego, CA.

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