Gaussia maya

Synonymy: Unknown Distribution: South America
Common names: Maya palm Conservation status: Unknown

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Closeup of trunk showing inflorescences and infructescences in various stages of development.

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Mature fruit

Photos copyright 1998, Jody Haynes. Top two taken at the Tropical Research & Education Center, Homestead, FL; bottom photo taken at Fairchild Tropical Garden.

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