Sabal mauritiiformis

Synonymy: Sabal glaucescens, S. nematoclada, S. allenii, S. morrisiana Distribution: Southern Mexico, Central America, Colombia, Venezuala, Trinidad
Common names: Unknown Conservation status: Not threatened

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Named because of its similarity to Mauritia, this wonderful Sabal has deeply split leaflets which hang down
in a distinctive fashion. Native to Mexico and definitely deserving of a place in the Sabal collection. Care as
for other Sabal palms.

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

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