FOR241/FR303 Hyophorbe verschaffeltii, Spindle Palm

FOR241, a 2-page fact sheet by Melissa H. Friedman, Michael G. Andreu, Heather V. Quintana, and Mary McKenzie, describes this palm with a spindly stem, which is endemic to the Mascarene Islands east of Madagascar, and which in the U.S. grows in south Florida, southern California, and the Hawaiian Islands. – scientific and common names, description, and applications. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, May 2010.