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Vascular Plants of California
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Key to Arecaceae

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Jepson Manual glossary definitions can be seen by moving your cursor over words underlined with dots.

1. Leaf segments loosely arching to drooping, tent-like, margins folded downward;  generally unarmed, bases not persisting ..... [SYAGRUS]

1' Leaf segments stiffly , V-shaped, margins folded upward; petioles generally armed, bases persisting on trunk

2. Leaf  , elongate; petioles not split at base; dioecious ..... PHOENIX

2' Leaf blade ± , rounded; petioles split at base; flower  ..... WASHINGTONIA



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