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Robusta or filibusta?

Posted by njoasis 7 (My Page) on
Sun, Jul 22, 12 at 9:44

Here is a pic. Do you think it's a filibusta or a robusta? (Yard stick in tub for perspective)

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RE: Robusta or filibusta?

Well, I'm hardly an expert, and I've never had the hybrid, although I have had both CA and Mexican fans. To me, the narrow leaf blades and the overall "look" are more typical of the CA fan, so I think there is a strong possibility it could be the hybrid. My 2 cent opinion, probably worth about 0 cents.

RE: Robusta or filibusta?

I agree with Denninmi, it looks like a Filibusta with features more like a Filifera. Definitely not a Robusta. I have 2 Filibustas, and both have more reddish trunks. That palm you have has the color trunk of my Filifera. In addition, at the base of the petioles, Robusta has red, yours has green.

RE: Robusta or filibusta?

Can you rule out pure filifera?

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