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Challenge Yourself to a Simple Palm Tree Trivia

Priya Johnson Nov 13, 2020
We often see palm trees being grown as ornamental plants in gardens, etc. Let's find out how much we know about these gorgeous trees through this fun-filled trivia...
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Did You Know?
Palm trees were a symbol of victory for the Romans, while for the Jews and Christians, it was a symbol of triumph, peace, and plenty.
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Quick Fact
Palm flowers grow on an inflorescence, on a separate branch with a large number of tiny flowers on them.
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Quick Fact
Palm branches were used to welcome Jesus, the King of the Jews into Jerusalem, which is celebrated even today as Palm Sunday.
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The smallest palm tree species, Dypsis minuta is only 12 inches in height. It's native to Madagascar and popular garden variety.
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Since palms have a very long life span, palms you plant can easily outlive you.
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Over 100 species belonging to the palm tree variety come under the endangered species list.
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The largest seed in the world belongs to the palm tree family (coco de mer). It weighs about 18 kilograms and can reach upto 12cm in length.
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A palm tree can live up to 100 years depending on the species.
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Quindio wax palm is the national tree of Columbia. Since it's a protected species it cannot be used for logging.
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Yucca and Sago palms are not true palms and do not come under the palm family, Arecaceae.
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Fun Fact
The state flags of both South Carolina and Florida depict the Sabal Palmetto palm tree on them.
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Fun Fact
Over 40,000 Mexican fan palm trees were planted along Los Angeles' city streets during the 1932 World Olympics held there.
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