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Washingtonia filifera (Rafarin) H.Wendl. ex de Bary

Synonyms

Brahea dulcis, Brahea filamentosa, Brahea filifera, Livistona filamentosa, Neowashingtonia filamentosa, Neowashingtonia filifera, Pritchardia filamentosa, Pritchardia filifera, Washingtonia filamentosa

Common names

Desert fan palm

Extract from Wikipedia article

Washingtonia filifera, also known as desert fan palm, is a flowering plant in the palm family (Arecaceae), and native to the southwestern U.S. and Baja California. Growing to 15–20 m (49–66 ft) tall by 3–6 m (10–20 ft) broad, it is an evergreen monocot with a tree-like growth habit. It has a sturdy columnar trunk and waxy fan-shaped (palmate) leaves.

LinkDesert fan palm (Washingtonia filifera or may be robusta) in Aspire Park. Doha, Qatar, April 29, 2015
Location on mapsSand Trail, Doha, Qatar
LinkFruits of Desert fan palm (Washingtonia filifera)(?) in Al Shamal City Park. Ruwais, Northern Qatar, August 22, 2015
Location on mapsAl Shamal Rd, Al Ruwais, Qatar
LinkGreen fruits of Desert fan palm (Washingtonia filifera)(?) in Al Shamal City Park. Ruwais, Northern Qatar, August 22, 2015
Location on mapsAl Shamal Rd, Al Ruwais, Qatar
LinkCluster of fruits of Desert fan palm (Washingtonia filifera)(?) taken from Al Shamal City Park. Ruwais, Northern Qatar, August 22, 2015
LinkDesert fan palm (Washingtonia filifera or may be robusta) in Aspire Park. Doha, Qatar, November 30, 2015
Location on mapsAspire Park Running Trail, Doha, Qatar
LinkLeaves of desert fan palm (Washingtonia filifera or may be robusta) in Aspire Park. Doha, Qatar, November 30, 2015
Location on mapsAspire Park Running Trail, Doha, Qatar
LinkDesert fan palm (Washingtonia filifera or may be robusta) in Aspire Park at morning. Doha, Qatar, November 30, 2015
Location on mapsAspire Park Running Trail, Doha, Qatar
LinkTrunk of fan palm (Washingtonia filifera or may be robusta) in a park at Al Intisar Street near a corner with Onaiza. Doha, Qatar, December 1, 2015
Location on mapsAl Istiqlal St, Doha, Qatar
LinkDesert fan palm (Washingtonia filifera or may be robusta) in a park at Al Intisar Street near a corner with Onaiza. Doha, Qatar, February 2, 2016
Location on mapsAl Istiqlal St, Doha, Qatar
LinkUpper area of a trunk of desert fan palm (Washingtonia filifera or may be robusta) in a park at Al Intisar Street near a corner with Onaiza. Doha, Qatar, February 2, 2016
Location on mapsAl Istiqlal St, Doha, Qatar
LinkBark texture of desert fan palm (Washingtonia filifera or may be robusta) in a park at Al Intisar Street near a corner with Onaiza. Doha, Qatar, February 2, 2016
Location on mapsAl Istiqlal St, Doha, Qatar
LinkBark pattern of desert fan palm (Washingtonia filifera or may be robusta) in a park at Al Intisar Street near a corner with Onaiza. Doha, Qatar, February 2, 2016
Location on mapsAl Istiqlal St, Doha, Qatar
LinkBark structure of desert fan palm (Washingtonia filifera or may be robusta) in a park at Al Intisar Street near a corner with Onaiza. Doha, Qatar, February 2, 2016
Location on mapsAl Istiqlal St, Doha, Qatar
LinkDesert fan palm (Washingtonia filifera or may be robusta) in a park at Al Intisar Street near a corner with Onaiza. Doha, Qatar, March 8, 2016
Location on mapsAl Istiqlal St, Doha, Qatar
LinkDesert fan palm (Washingtonia filifera or may be robusta) in Aspire Park. Doha, Qatar, April 21, 2016
Location on mapsSand Trail, Doha, Qatar

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QNHG (Qatar Natural History Group) and associated people, for a possibility to participate in their field excursions and to learn about local nature.