bottle palm


Definition of bottle palm

: any of several palms (such as Colpothrinax wrightii of Cuba and Hyophorbe amaricaulis of the Mascarene islands in the Indian ocean) that have trunks marked by a swelling shaped like a bottle

called also barrel palm

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“Bottle palm.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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