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Carludovica palmata, Panama Hat Plant, Toquilla Palm

Carludovica palmata

Panama Hat Plant, Toquilla Palm
Family: Cyclanthaceae
Origin: Central America
Large shrub 5-10 ft tallFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterPalm or palm-like

Carludovica palmata is not a true palm. Its leaves are different from the leaves of true palms, and unlike true palms it does not develop a woody trunk.

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