Socratea exorrhiza, Walking Palm, Cashapona

Socratea exorrhiza

Walking Palm, Cashapona
Family: Arecaceae / Palmae
Origin: Central America, South America
Big tree taller than 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftSemi-shadeFull sunRegular waterPalm or palm-like plant

Probably the most famous of the stilt rooted palms, with the roots coming from up to 2m (6 feet) from the ground. The roots have small, white, conical spines.

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