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|Family: Arecaceae (Palmae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Phoenix||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Phoenix dactylifera L.
Leaf: generally < 7 m. Fruit: 2.5--5 cm, oblong-ovate, brown, pulp thick.
Ecology: Uncommon. Near development, springs; Elevation: < 300 m. Bioregional Distribution: SCo, D; Distribution Outside California: native to northern Africa. Flowering Time: Oct--Mar
eFlora Treatment Author: Scott Simono
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Phoenix canariensis
Next taxon: Syagrus
Citation for this treatment: Scott Simono 2017. Phoenix dactylifera, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=37879, accessed on January 18, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 18, 2017.