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Socratea exorrhiza, Walking Palm, Cashapona

Socratea exorrhiza

Walking Palm, Cashapona
Family: Arecaceae / Palmae
Origin: Central America, South America
Big tree > 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterPalm or palm-like

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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