PALMS


by Anna Guglielmo, Pietro Pavone and Cristina Salmeri
translated by Maria Grazia Nicolosi
Introduction
Description of the Family
Semplified Analytical Key
Palm Distribution Worldwide
Palm Morphology
  • The Stem
  • The Leaf
  • Various Leaf Types
  • Pinnae Plication
  • Inflorescences
  • Flowers
  • Fruits
    Palm Ecology
    Useful Palms:
  • THE COCONUT PALM
  • THE DATE PALM
  • THE RATTAN PALM
  • THE RAFFIA PALM
  • OIL PALMS:
          Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
          Orbignya speciosa Barb.Rodr.
  • THE WAX PALM:
          Copernicia cerifera Mart.
  • SUGAR PALMS:
          Caryota urens L.
          Arenga saccharifera Labill.
  • THE BETEL PALM
  • IVORY PALMS
  • THE DWARF FAN PALM
    WICKERWORK WITH THE DWARF FAN PALM
    ....and more Pictures of Palms.... (by Federico Oste)
  • Pages edited by Pietro Pavone

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