Jubaea X Butia

Synonymy: Hybrid between Jubaea chilensis and Butia capitata Distribution: Horticultural hybrid; unknown in the wild
Common names: None Conservation status: Not applicable

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Merrill Wilcox standing next to a Jubaea X Butia hybrid palm 
that he produced (click here to read his article entitled 
"Practical Methods for Hybridization in the Butiinae"); 
it is growing in Prall's Palm Tree Gardens. 

Jubaea X Butia inflorescense 

Photos courtesy and copyright 1998, Geri Prall, Prall's Palm Tree Gardens, southwest Florida.

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