Sabal sp. 'Lisa'

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Sabal (SAH-bahl)
sp. 'Lisa'
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Florida, Photo: Tree Zoo Jerry.
Scientific Classification
Genus: Sabal (SAH-bahl)
Species:
sp. 'Lisa'
Synonyms
None set.
Native Continent
America
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Morphology
Habit: Solitary
Leaf type: Palmate
Culture
Survivability index
Common names
None.

Habitat and Distribution

Florida, Photo: Tree Zoo Jerry.

Description

Culture

Comments and Curiosities

This is a tillering palm, it exhibits saxophone style root growth (it has a heel), keep top third of heel above soil elevation!

This very rare and unusual form of Sabal palmetto is found in southwest Florida. Further reading about this palm can be accessed through the International Palm Society's on-line archived issues of Palms magazine. Once you've accessed the archives area look for Volume 49 (1) March 2005.

External Links

References

Phonetic spelling of Latin names by edric.

Special thanks to Geoff Stein, (Palmbob) for his hundreds of photos.

Special thanks to Palmweb.org, Dr. John Dransfield, Dr. Bill Baker & team, for their volumes of information and photos.

Glossary of Palm Terms; Based on the glossary in Dransfield, J., N.W. Uhl, C.B. Asmussen-Lange, W.J. Baker, M.M. Harley & C.E. Lewis. 2008. Genera Palmarum - Evolution and Classification of the Palms. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. All images copyright of the artists and photographers (see images for credits).

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