Serenoa Hook.f.

After Sereno Watson, 19th century American botanist.

For description of genus see S. repens.

Fresh seed takes 3-6 months to germinate. Suckers are difficult to remove.

Prickly clustering palm with green to waxy blue or silvery fan-shaped leaves and long panicles arising among the leaves.

1 species in SE USA

Bailey (1944).

Source: Jones, D; Spencer, R. (2005). Arecaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 5. Flowering plants. Monocotyledons. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Lilianae
order      Arecales
family       Arecaceae
Higher taxa
Subordinate taxa
species         Serenoa repens (Bartram) Small