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Pigmy Date Palm (Phoenix dactylifera)

Pigmy Date Palm (Phoenix dactylifera)

This is a Pigmy Date Palm from the Coachella Valley of California.



KINGDOM: Plantae UNRANKED: Angiosperms UNRANKED: Monocots UNRANKED: Commelinids ORDER: Arecales FAMILY: Arecaceae GENUS: Phoenix SPECIES: dactylifera

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