Washingtonia Robusta

Washingtonia robusta

  • Washingtonia Robusta
  • Washingtonia Robusta
  • Washingtonia Robusta
  • Washingtonia Robusta
  • Washingtonia Robusta
  • Washingtonia Robusta
  • Flower name
    Washingtonia Robusta
  • Scientific name
    Washingtonia robusta
  • Aliasオキナヤシモドキ
  • Place of originSouthern California and Northern Mexico
  • Place of floweringOverseas
  • Flowering season

What is Washingtonia Robusta

Washingtonia robusta (Mexican washingtonia , scientific name:Washingtonia robusta) is an evergreen tree of the Arecaceae family native to North America. Washingtonia robusta(W.robusta) is close relation of Washingtonia filifera(Washington palm, a scientific name:Washingtonia filifera). The leaves of the open palm grow thick on the tip of a very high trunk. The trunk is accompanied by the leaves which white noodles-formed things are outstanding. A trunk has the dead leaves with figure such as straw raincoat without dropping.The genus name is depend on the name of 'President Washington'. It is used as the channel tree.W.robusta and Washingtonia filifera(W. filifera) are very similar to each other.

+Defference between W.robusta and W.filifera
The stem around of W. robusta is thinner than W.filifera , enlargement is seen in a base, and the W. robusta is fast-growing.
Other words, as for the W. filifera, a tree is enlarged, but the base is not enlarged. In Japan, W. robusta is almost performed planting of.
  
Generic name: Washingtonia Robusta , scientific name: Washingtonia robusta, aka:Mexican Washingtonia, Mexican fan palm, okinayashimodoki (old man Palm-when), onijuro (demon Palm), silagayashi (white palm), origin: Southern California-Northern Mexico, living type: evergreen trees, Height: 20-30 m, the stem diameter: 50 cm around the stem: uses, street trees, Park trees, remarks: genus name is named after the name of President Washington, stands out in the form of white in bark color: gray, leaves: palmate leaf 90 cm.


  • Eye
    Arecales
  • Family
    Arecaceae
  • Genus
    Washingtonia
  • Species
    W. robusta
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Ovate/elliptic
  • Leaf type
    Palm shape
  • Edge of the leaf
    Hairs
  • Life typeEvergreen tree
  • Flower colorsYellow White
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height2000.0 ~ 3000.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.0 cm

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