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Taxon Family (modern) Accession #
Serenoa repens    Arecaceae FLAS 243298
ID history :
  • [Orig. id.:] Serenoa repens (Bartram) Small
    Collector/# : Larry R. Noblick  5450 [coll. with] Harvey Bernstein
    Date coll. : 16 Nov 2005
    Locality &
     label text
    : United States: Florida: Orange County. Christmas: St. John's River. Wm. Beardall Tosohatchee State Preserve along the margins of Beehead Rd near the park offices. ca 25-50 ft in elevation. 2829'54.9"N, 8059'31.7''W. Moist pine forest. Terrain nearly flat. Sandy soils. MBC accessions 20050699-20050703 (Noblick 5450A-G) from the same population. Clustered, Multiple stemmed palm with trunks 2 m x 16 cm, at times branching above the ground, 9-10 spirally arranged, palmate fan leaves per head with saw-like teeth on the petioles. Petiole 50-62 cm long x 1.1-1.3 cm wide, adaxially channeled and abaxially rounded. 28-32 total number of leaflets. Middle leaflets 51-63 cm long x 3.2-3.4 cm wide. Androgynous inflorescence with 17-27 cm long, 1.7-2 cm wide and 1-1.4 cm thick peduncle and 40-63 cm long rachis. There are 5-8 primary branches measuring 10-15 cm long at the apex and 17-31 cm long at the base. Fruits black in color and 2 cm long and 1.5 cm in diameter.
    Notes : [Label note:] This expedition supported by the Montgomery Botanical Center (MBC).
    [Common name:] Saw palmetto
    [Label heading:] Fairchild Tropical Garden. Miami, Fl. USA.
    Images :
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