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Glaucothea armata (S.Watson) O.F.Cook
J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 5: 239 (1915)

Accepted Scientific Name: Brahea armata S.Watson
Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 11: 146 (1876)

Glaucothea armata (Brahea armata) Photo by: Raimondo Paladini
Portici Botanical garden, Napoli (Naples), Italy 26 July 2010. The long arching inflorescences, extend abundantly out beyond the crown, reaching 1 to 5 meters in length and nearly reach the ground in young specimens.


See all synonyms of Brahea armata
Accepted name in llifle Database:
Brahea armata S.Watson
Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 11: 146 (1876)
Synonymy: 14

Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Sweet brahea, Blue fan palm, Big blue hesper palm, Mexican blue palm, Blue hesper palm, Spiny rock palm, Rock palm, Gray-goddess
CHINESE (中文): Chang sui lü, Ci shi zong
FINNISH (Suomi): Kalifornianbraheapalmu
FRENCH (Français): Palmier épineux du Méxique, Palmier bleu du Mexique
GERMAN (Deutsch): Blaue Hesperidenpalme, Braheapalme
ITALIAN (Italiano): Palma blu del Messico, Palma blu Messicana
SPANISH (Español): Palma blanca, Palmera azul

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