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Hyophorbe indica - Champagne Palm (below) Pritchardia species above


Hyophorbe indica - Champagne Palm (below) Pritchardia species above (Hyophorbe indica - Champagne Palm, Pritchardia species)

Champagne Palm is a beautiful tropical palm native to Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean...which is just east of northern Madagascar. Photo taken Feb. 11, 2011 at the San Diego Zoo.



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Looks like a little jungle.

16 Feb, 2011

 

It s absolutely wonderful :o)))

16 Feb, 2011

 

I'd be happy with that!

16 Feb, 2011

 

Alexandramou:

This area has several species of palms, Heliconia, Acalypha, Alpinia and ferns. It does look like a rainforest.

16 Feb, 2011

 

Palmate:

Thanks! Glad you liked it! :>)

16 Feb, 2011

 

Meanie:

I'd be happy having my backyard look like this too. :>)

16 Feb, 2011

 

Marguerite:

As you know, I'm always at the San Diego Zoo. It's the perfect place to get exercise and take pics of all the plants. :>)

28 Feb, 2011



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