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Phoenix sp., Date Palm

Phoenix sp.

Date Palm
Family: Arecaceae / Palmae
Big tree > 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunPalm or palm-likeEdibleThorny or spiny

Phoenix is a genus of 14 species of palms, native to an area starting from the Canary Islands in the west, across northern and central Africa, to the extreme southeast of Europe (Crete), and continuing throughout southern Asia from Turkey east to southern China and Malaysia.

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