Trachycarpus fortunei (Hooker) Wendland

Synonymy: Chamaerops excelsa, C. fortunei, T. excelsa Distribution: China
Common names: Chusan palm, Chinese windmill palm Conservation status: Unknown


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Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia

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Infructescence; English Bay, Vancouver, British Columbia

Photo taken 4 miles north of Olympia, WA, at noon on January 12, 1998.

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Trachycarpus fortunei in Clarkston, WA; these are quite
possibly the only ones growing outdoors in eastern Washington.

Top two and middle left photos courtesy and copyright 1998, The Pacific Northwest Palm and Exotic Plant Society. Middle right and bottom two photos courtesy and copyright 1998, Ian Barclay.

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