Dwarf Palm

Scientific name:  Chamaerops Humilis
Fruit:  Yes
Fallen Leaf:  No
Toxic:  Yes
Size:  Almost 5 m

The Dwarf Palm has a shrub-like shape. Its fan-shaped leaves have long stalks with lateral spines. Its flowers are small and yellow. It bears fleshy, ovoid, reddish-yellow fruit that is not edible.

DISTRIBUTION: Native to the Mediterranean region

INTERESTING FACT: It is used as an antidiarrhoeal, astringent and nutritional agent. Its central buds are used in food. The fibers of the leaves are used in the manufacture of mats.

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