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Phoenix dactylifera The date palm is native the springs and wet salines of the Arabian deserts. Date palm,Geotagged,Israel,Phoenix dactylifera,Spring Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Phoenix dactylifera

The date palm is native the springs and wet salines of the Arabian deserts.

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''Phoenix dactylifera'' is a palm in the genus ''Phoenix'', cultivated for its edible sweet fruit. Although its place of origin is unknown because of long cultivation, it probably originated from lands around Iraq. It grows 70–75 feet in height, growing singly or forming a clump with several stems from a single root system. The leaves are 4–6 metres long, with spines on the petiole, and pinnate, with about 150 leaflets; the leaflets are 30 cm long and 2 cm wide. The full span of the crown.. more

Similar species: Palms
Species identified by Ori Fragman Sapir
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By Ori Fragman Sapir

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Uploaded Mar 30, 2019. Captured Mar 28, 2019 03:41 in Israel National Trail, Israel.
  • Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II
  • f/8.0
  • 1/1244s
  • ISO400
  • 33.706mm