Search Engine Submission - AddMe Red Palm Weevils: Marbella Palm with Two Crowns

Monday, 25 April 2011

Marbella Palm with Two Crowns

Last week I came across this wonderful palm. Usually a palm only has ONE region of growth (apical meristematic tissue) resulting in just one crown of leaves but this one must have suffered some damage, possibly by the red palm weevil larvae, resulting in a division of the region actively carrying out cell division.

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