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List of palms of the park of Maspalomas – Palmetum

Canarius | Monday April 5th, 2010 |

The Palmetum of Maspalomas

The Palmetum of Maspalomas is a public area of 20.000 m2 devoted to palms, in the dry and sunny South of Gran Canaria.

Palmetum of Maspalomas opened in July 2008 and now hosts a growing collection of rare palms.

This is the list of species of palms growing in the park:

  • Acoelorrhaphae wrightii
  • Adonidia merilli
  • Allagoptera arenaria
  • Archontophoenix alexandrae
  • Archontophoenix cunnighamiana
  • Areca catechu
  • Areca lutencens
  • Areca triandra
  • Arenga australásica
  • Arenga engleri
  • Arenga micrantha
  • Arenga tremula
  • Bismarckia nobilis
  • Brahea armata
  • Butya yatay
  • Carpentaria acuminata
  • Caryota maxima
  • Caryota obtusa
  • Caryota mitis
  • Caryota urens
  • Ceroxilon alpinum
  • Chamerops humilis
  • Chanbeyronia macrocarpa
  • Coccothrinax sp
  • Copernicia alba
  • Copernicia berteroana
  • Cryosophila argentea
  • Dictyosperma album
  • Dypsis lastelliana
  • Dypsis leptocheilos
  • Dypsis madagascariensis
  • Eleais guinensis
  • Gaussia maya
  • Howea belmoreana
  • Howeia forsteriana
  • Hyophorbe lagenecaulis
  • Hyophorbe verschafeltii
  • Jubaea chilensis
  • Jubaeopsis caffra
  • Latania loddigesii
  • Latania lontaroides
  • Latania verschaffeltii
  • Livistonia benthamii
  • Livistonia chinensis
  • Livistonia australis
  • Livistonia marieae
  • Nannorrhops ritchiana
  • Parajubaea torally var. microcarpa
  • Parajubaea torally var. torally
  • Phoenix canariensis
  • Phoenix dactilifera
  • Phoenix reclinata
  • Phoenix roebelenii
  • Pseudophoenix sargentii
  • Pseudophoenix vinifera
  • Pritchardia hillebrandii
  • Pritchardia pacifica
  • Ptychosperma elegans
  • Ptychosperma macarthurii
  • Ptychosperma salomonense
  • Raphia farinifera
  • Ravenea rivularis
  • Ravenea xerophyla
  • Rhapis excelsa
  • Roystonea oleracea
  • Roystonea regia
  • Serenoa repens
  • Syagrus romanzoffiana
  • Syagrus schizophylla
  • Trachicarpus wagnerianus
  • Trachycarpus takil
  • Trithrinax brasilensis
  • Thrinax sp
  • Veitchia joannis
  • Veitchia arecina
  • Wallichia densiflora
  • Woodyetia bifurcata
  • Sabal mauritiiformis
  • Sabal palmetto
  • Sabal yapa

The collection of palm trees is impressive Maspalomas Palmetum is very interesting.

Parque Botánico Maspalomas en Gran Canaria

Canarius | Tuesday February 16th, 2010 |

Parque Botánico Maspalomas en Gran Canaria

Nice botanical park of 12.000 m2, located Maspalomas, right at the bottom of the hill which takes you to Playa del Ingles, at the end of the golf area. It is open from 10:00-18:00h except from Sundays and holidays. There is no entrance fee.