Phoenix reclinata

Jacquin
Fragmenta Botanica 27, plate 24. 1801.
Common names: Senegal date palm dattier du Sénégal
IntroducedIllustrated
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 22. Treatment on page 111.
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Stems multiple, usually ascending, to 8 m, diam. 10–15 cm. Fruits ripening from green through orange to reddish brown, ellipsoid, length 12–18 mm, diam. 7–8 mm. 2n = 36.


Phenology: Flowering throughout year.
Habitat: Volunteer in waste places and disturbed areas
Elevation: 0–10 m

Distribution

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Introduced; Fla., native, to Africa (including Madagascar).

Discussion

Phoenix reclinata is commonly cultivated in central and southern Florida. Its seeds are dispersed by birds and raccoons.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

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Scott Zona +
Jacquin +
Senegal date palm +  and dattier du Sénégal +
Fla. +, native +  and to Africa (including Madagascar). +
0–10 m +
Volunteer in waste places and disturbed areas +
Flowering throughout year. +
Fragmenta Botanica +
Introduced +  and Illustrated +
Dachel +, Elate +  and Palma +
Phoenix reclinata +
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