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Strilitzia nocolai - Giant-bird-of-Paradise, Howea belmoreana - Sentry Palm


Strilitzia nocolai - Giant-bird-of-Paradise, Howea belmoreana - Sentry Palm (Strilitzia nocolai - Giant-bird-of-Paradise, Howea belmoreana - Sentry Palm)

These plant were growing happily next to a huge mansion across the street from the Hotel Del Coronado, Coronado Island, CA. Photo taken Nov. 27, 2010.



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I'd be happy if I lived there too.

1 Dec, 2010

 

Lauram:

Coronado Island is a very desirable place to live...it's located across San Diego Bay.

1 Dec, 2010

 

I would so like to see a Strelitzia nicolai for real - perhaps, one day. :-)

1 Dec, 2010

 

David:

Come to San Diego...you'll see huge clumps growing everywhere. :>)

1 Dec, 2010

 

Speaking of clumps, are you sure that's not Traveler's Tree? Strelitzia nicolai usually comes in massive clums, rather than single trunks.

6 Dec, 2010

 

Tugbrethil:

These are just thinned out. Ravenala madagascariensis - Traveler's palms have much larger petioles and leaves...and the flowers bracts are green. I have some posted, check them out.

6 Dec, 2010

 

Thank's, D!

12 Dec, 2010

 

Tugbrethil:

You're welcome! I'll post some pics of Ravenala madagascariensis - Traveler's palm tonight.

12 Dec, 2010



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