Monday, July 27, 2009

Cocos Nucifera ( coconut Palm )

Height : 12 m

Height : 8 m.

The Coconut Palm (Cocos nucifera) is a member of the family Arecaceae. It is the only species in the genus Cocos, and is a large palm, growing to 30 m tall, with pinnate leaves 4–6 m long, pinnae 60–90 cm long; old leaves break away cleanly leaving the trunk smooth. The term coconut refers to the seed of the coconut palm. The spelling cocoanut is an old-fashioned form of the word. More

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