Hyophorbe verschaffeltii, Spindle Palm
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Friedman, Melissa H., Michael G. Andreu, Heather V. Quintana, and Mary McKenzie. 2010. “Hyophorbe Verschaffeltii, Spindle Palm: FOR 241/FR303, 5/2010”. EDIS 2010 (4). Gainesville, FL. https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-fr303-2010.


FOR 241, a 2-page fact sheet by Melissa H. Friedman, Michael G. Andreu, Heather V. Quintana, and Mary McKenzie, describes this palm with a spindly stem, which is endemic to the Mascarene Islands east of Madagascar, and which in the U.S. grows in south Florida, southern California, and the Hawaiian Islands – scientific and common names, description, and applications. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, May 2010.

FOR 241/FR303: Hyophorbe verschaffeltii, Spindle Palm (ufl.edu)

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