Lodoicea maldivica

Synonymy: Unknown Distribution: Seychelle Islands
Common names: Double coconut, coco-de-mer, coco fesse Conservation status: Unknown, probably vulnerable

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Leaf of two-leaf seedling Seed and stem of two-leaf seedling
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Juvenile Male inflorescence
More juvenile plants Female with immature and mature seeds

First and second photos courtesy and copyright 1998, Mike Maxson, Palms of the World; taken at Nancy's Secret Garden in Key West, FL, USA. Third photo courtesy and copyright 1998, Geoff Stein; taken at Nong Nooch Tropical Gardens, Thailand. Fourth photo courtesy and copyright 1998, Choy Heng Wah; taken at Singapore Botanical Gardens. Bottom two photos courtesy and copyright Thabit Suby.

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