FOR 245, a 2-page fact sheet by Melissa H. Friedman, Michael G. Andreu, Heather V. Quintana, and Mary McKenzie, describes this palm with a bottle shaped trunk that is endemic to the Mascarene Islands east of Madagascar, and can grow in south Florida — scientific and common names, description, and applications. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, May 2010.
FOR 245/FR307: Hyophorbe lagenicaulis, Bottle Palm (ufl.edu)
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