cabbage palm

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Synonyms for cabbage palm

low-growing fan-leaved palm of coastal southern United States having edible leaf buds

West Indian palm with leaf buds that are edible when young

Australian palm with leaf buds that are edible when young

Brazilian palm of genus Euterpe whose leaf buds are eaten like cabbage when young

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Cabbage palm berries are actively sought by deer, hogs and turkey.
To determine whether RPM females were able to establish and oviposit on selected native palms of Florida, the behavior of single young females in single leaf discs was observed on coconut, needle palm, saw palmetto, cabbage palm, and dwarf palmetto.
Perhaps it has been imported into Texas from Florida with a planting of tropical or semi-tropical ornamentals; Litte (1977) and Clouse (1995, 1997) found nests of this taxon only on saw palmetto (Serenoa repens) or cabbage palm (Sabal palmetto), but it has also been found nesting on oaks (Hermann et al., 1985), Spanish moss (Bequaert, 1933) and on human constructions (Hermann and Chao, 1984a).
We placed tree stands into one of six habitat categories: (1) cypress-palm-pine, dominated by a mixture of cypress and cabbage palm, with <20% basal area of pine; (2) mixed natives, a mixture of native species not dominated by slash pine, cypress and cabbage palm, but containing oaks, red maple, red bay (Persia borbonia) and/or holly (Ilex opaca) and with <20% basal area of exotics; (3) mixed natives-exotics, natives as in type 2, but with >20% basal area of exotic species; (4) palm, >60% basal area of cabbage palm; (5) pine-cabbage palm, with each of those species contributing at least 30% of stand basal area; (6) pine-cypress, with each of those species contributing at least 30% of stand basal area.
Cordyline, or Cabbage Palm, originating from New Zealand also have a strong presence in the garden.
Most palms, such as the coconut palm, date palm, and cabbage palm, are abroescent plants that feature a woody trunk.
A good bet for a container is Cordyline Australis Purpurea, otherwise known as the New Zealand cabbage palm, which gives a wonderful architectural effect and a tropical feel to help create the impression of a warmer climate.
The majority of these products are not very common (aleo vera, luzerne, cat's claw, devil's claw, garlic, ginger, ginkgo biloba, ginseng, guarana, kava kava, cabbage palm, silymarin and curcuma).
The two most popular dot plants are Cordyline australis (cabbage palm) which is available in green, red and is ideal for a sunny display.
"But if you look closely, all the exotic vegetation is being removed and the native vegetation is being preserved." He points to a few native cabbage palm trees left standing in the otherwise denuded landscape.
They harvested cabbage palm hearts and coontie (a native cycad) roots, and, where possible on higher ground, they grew corn that they had brought from their homeland.
Root bark of Cabbage palm Anthocleista nobilis, found in West African secondary forests, provides a pharmacologically proven remedy for diabetes.
But she'd wake in a sweat hearing her neighbours bellowing at each other and would cover the sleeping child beside her with her body--the sound of a Cabbage Palm soughing in the breeze still aching in her mind.