PHOTOS OF SAW PALMETTO
General aspect of saw almetto with the fruits (Chamaerops humilis)
Chamaerops humilis L. (Saw palmetto)
Perennial tree of the Palm family – palmaceae – up to 6 m. Erect stems, greyish. full of fibre. Hand-shaped leaves, formed by till 15 folded pieces, with thorny stalk. Yellow flowers. Spherical or ovoid fruits, yellow-red, till 1,5 cm in diameter, edible (dates) In Mediterranean dry and rocky places.
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