Borassus aethiopium

Synonymy: Unknown Distribution: Africa
Common names: African palmyra palm, black rhun palm, ronier palm Conservation status: Vulnerable

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Adults in habitat

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Adult male (left) and female (right) plants.

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Seedling emerging

10 months post-emergence

Top photo courtesy and copyright 1999, Ed Brown; taken in Trichardsdaal, South Africa. Middle and bottom photos copyright 1998, Jody Haynes. Middle photo taken at Fairchild Tropical Garden; bottom photos, personal collection.

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