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Taxon:Phoenix dactylifera L. Family: Arecaceae
[Orig. id.:] Phoenix dactylifera L. [Det.:] SBD
S. Barry Davis
Verbatim Date: 7 March 2004
United States, Florida, Alachua, United States: Florida: Alachua County. Kanapaha Botanical Gardens; next to the walkway in The Palm Hammock. Open mowed sunny area. Clustered palm with a total height of ca. 15 feet and 9 secondary stems; leaves mostly erect, ca. 4.2 meters long; leaflets gray-green and in several planes; abaxial rachis glaucous; leaflets on lower 1.3 meters of rachis are spines. Inflorescence opened recently, same length as prophyll; branches erect, main axis and lower portion of branches very pale green; pistillate flowers cream. Prophyll dark yellow and smooth adaxially; green with an orange tip and covered with brown hairs abaxially. Older inflorescences are twice as long as the prophyll. Lat. 29.61290°N Long. 082.40806°W Datum: WGS84. S21,T10S,R19E.