|Synonymy: Hyphaene natalensis, H. turbinata, H. wendlandii, H. schatan, H. hildebrandtii, H. sphaerulifera, H. pyrifera, H. pleuropoda, H. parvula, H. puleata, H. tetragonoides||Distribution: South Africa north through tropical east Africa, Somalia, and Madagascar|
|Common names: iLala palm, elala palm, doum palm||Conservation status: Not threatened|
Plants in habitat
Top photo courtesy and copyright © 1999, Ed Brown; taken in Kruger National Park, South Africa. All other photos copyright © 1998, Jody Haynes. Middle two photos taken at Fairchild Tropical Garden, Miami, FL; bottom photo taken at Tropical Research & Education Center, Homestead, FL.
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