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Calamus caryotoides - Fishtail Lawyer Cane


Calamus caryotoides - Fishtail Lawyer Cane (Calamus caryotoides - Fishtail Lawyer Cane)

This palm is in the genus of palms that are vines. They make rattan out of some species of this palm.



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I'm curious about the name.
Looked it up and apparently aka Wait-a-bit or Wait-a-while palm.

Why the wait? Is this slow growing?
Why lawyer?
Marguerite, do you know, please ?

17 Oct, 2008



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