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|Family: Arecaceae (Palmae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Leaf: petiole 1--2 m, generally armed, bases persistent on trunk; blade 1--2 m, generally persistent as brown "skirt," palmately divided nearly to middle, segments 40--60, margins folded upward, with thread-like fibers, tips +- reflexed. Inflorescence: within crown, > leaves, flowers borne singly. Flower: bisexual; calyx lobes +- erect; corolla lobes reflexed, white; pistil 1, ovary 3-lobed. Fruit: drupe, oblong or ovate, black, +- fleshy.
Species In Genus: 2 species: deserts of southern California, Arizona, northern Mexico. Etymology: (George Washington, 1st president of USA, 1732--1799)
eFlora Treatment Author: Scott Simono
Jepson Online Interchange
Key to WashingtoniaPrevious taxon: Syagrus romanzoffiana
Next taxon: Washingtonia filifera
Citation for this treatment: Scott Simono 2016. Washingtonia, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=10810, accessed on May 27, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 27, 2016.