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Stem/trunk deformations and aberrations

Four-headed date palm

Panama City's (FL) four-headed date palm being fitted into a hauling frame for its move to a new home in St. Andrew.

Photos courtesy and copyright 1997 Panama City News Herald.
Photo: Tom Needham


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Nine-headed queen palm, Syagrus romanzoffiana, in St. Petersburg, FL.

Photos courtesy and copyright 1999, Jerold Crawford, Tampa, FL.


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Ten-headed Sabal domingensis in Dominican Republic.

Photo courtesy and copyright 1998, Mike Smith


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Corkscrew coconut palm, Cocos nucifera, in Bali

Photo courtesy and copyright 1997, David Masterman


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Chamadorea glaucifolia "no head"

Photo courtesy and copyright 1998,
Arvydas Vaisnys, Miami, FL


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Hollow trunk of Brahea edulis at Hearst Castle, CA

Photo courtesy and copyright 1999, Henry Donselman
Palms & Other Tropical Pleasures


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Phoenix dactylifera in Miami, FL, with adventitious roots


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Multiheaded (monstrose) Phoenix roebelinii at
the Catamaran Hotel, San Diego, CA.

Photo courtesy and copyright 1999, Geoff Stein.


Double-headed Butia capitata in
Chattahoochee, Florida.

Photo courtesy and copyright 1999, Geri Prall.

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