Cocos nucifera

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This photo courtesy and copyright © 1997, Carlo Morici, Palmetum, Tenerife, Spain. Carlo is second from right between his parents. The photo was taken in Los Gigantes (Southwestern Tenerife) at Hotel Jardín Tropical, September, 1997.

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Bottom two photos courtesy and copyright © 1997, Joe Seamone, Boca Joe's Home Page; photos taken in Islamorada, FL, USA.

Cocos nucifera var. yabia, or weeping coconut; the "weeping" appearance is apparently caused by a virus that is passed on in the seed from one generation to the next.

Photo courtesy and copyright © 1999, Dick Phillips; taken in a botanical garden in Fiji.

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