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Pandanus ultilis - Screw Pine, Madagascan Screw Pine


Pandanus ultilis - Screw Pine, Madagascan Screw Pine  (danus ultilis - Screw Pine, Madagascan Screw Pine)

This is a beautiful specimen of a Screw Pine in Mission Bay, San Diego, CA. This tree, of course is not a pine...it's a tree which is native to the tropical islands of Madagascar and Mauritius. Photo taken a couple years ago.



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Reminds me a bit of a cordeline its lovely

6 May, 2011

 

Sixpence:

Yes, it looks similar to cordyline with the exception of the sharp, serrated leaves...and typically it usually has lots of prop-roots at the base. For some reason I don't see any prop-root on this tree.

6 May, 2011

 

Would nt like to touch that then lol

6 May, 2011

 

Yes, the leaves are very sharp...you definitely don't want to touch them.

6 May, 2011

 

:o)) or should it be :o(( lol

6 May, 2011



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