Monday, August 27, 2012

Aiphanes horrida, a thorny palm!

Here are photos of aiphanes, a thorny palm plant. It originates from central to South America. Its fruits are eaten and the seeds dispersed by the
oil birds
called guachros.

See wikipedia for more! Spine palm.

PlantAiphanes horrida
Common name
LocationTeachers Village, Bgy. Central, Diliman, Quezon City
CameraSamsung WB150F compact camera
PhotographerDr. Ernesto P. Adorio

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