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American Journal of Botany

Sabal causiarum, or the Puerto Rican Hat Palm

Caption: This shows Sabal causiarum, native to Puerto Rico, planted in 1932 at the Montgomery Botanical Center, Coral Gables Florida and in the prime of its long life (estimated height, 20 m).

Credit: Courtesy of P. Barry Tomlinson, National Tropical Botanical Garden, Miami

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