Hyphaene coriacea

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Lala palm
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In Maspalomas Botanical Garden, Gran Canaria
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Arecales
Family: Arecaceae
Genus: Hyphaene
Species:
H. coriacea
Binomial name
Hyphaene coriacea
Gaertn., 1788
Synonyms
  • Hyphaene natalensis Kuntze

Hyphaene coriacea, the Lala palm, is a species of palm tree native to the eastern Afrotropics.[1] It occurs in eastern Africa from Somalia to Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, and is also found in the coastal flats of Madagascar and on Juan de Nova Island in the Mozambique Channel Islands.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Glen, H.F.; Reynolds, Yvonne. "Hyphaene coriacea Gaertn". plantzafrica.com. SANBI. Retrieved 16 March 2015.