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The Queen Palm is found in most tropical and subtropical areas.
It’s very popular as an ornamental tree and much used in urban landscaping. However, the fronds die early and must be pruned to keep the tree visually pleasing.
The sheaths of the pruned fronds remain on the tree for several months and are an ideal breeding place for snails and caterpillars. Its leaves and inflorescences are used as cattle fodder, specially for milking cows. Its fruits are edible, being sought by birds, as well as by mammals, including some wild canids, such as the Pampas Fox[2] and the Crab-eating Fox

Very nice series on Palms … I was just thinking about the genus Cocos……
As you mentioned in an earlier mail. Cocos nucifera is the only member of the genus Cocos. It is true. This tree is very similar to Coconut palm so was considered and included in genus Cocos as Cocos plumosa but later shifted to another genus and now correctly called as Syagrus romanzoffiana. The old name is still retained at many places though. (Wikipedia)



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Trees of Lalbagh, Bangalore – Cocos plumosa – Queen Palm Tree: 6 images.
The Queen Palm is found in most tropical and subtropical areas.
It’s very popular as an ornamental tree and much used in urban landscaping. However, the fronds die early and must be pruned to keep the tree visually pleasing. The sheaths of the pruned fronds remain on the tree for several months and are an ideal breeding place for snails and caterpillars. Its leaves and inflorescences are used as cattle fodder, specially for milking cows. Its fruits are edible, being sought by birds, as well as by mammals, including some wild canids, such as the Pampas Fox[2] and the Crab-eating Fox.


So… Crab-eating Fox. esp are choosy eaters of vegetable matters?
wonder what’s in these fruits that attracts them?
has anybody studied the aminoacid content of them?



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Araceae, Arecaceae and Zingiberaceae Fortnight: August 1 to 14, 2014 : Arecaceae : Cocos plumosa : Lalbagh,Bangalore : 210814 : AK-76 : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1).
Seen at Lalbagh Gardens, Bangalore.


Wow one more Cocos species. Learning and getting to know so many species and genera which were never heard of earlier. Interesting !


This id was corrected by Dr John Dransfield to be Syagrus romanzoffiana.
Kindly amend in our data.



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Re: MS/July/2018/ 2 – ID of palm tree requested. : 6 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)
Kindly identify the palm tree. The photographs were taken  during June 2018 in a private garden

Pl. check

Pl. check Syagrus romanzoffiana (Cham.) Glassman
To me appears close.

I agree with …


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Cocos plumosa from Lal Bagh Bangalore-GS03022022-5: 3 very high res. images.
Cocos plumosa photographed from Lal Bagh Bangalore, 29-5-2015


Syagrus romanzoffiana.


Thanks … for giving latest name


Yes, as per images at Syagrus romanzoffiana



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