Phoenix canariensis

Hort ex Chabaud

Prov. Agric. Hort. Ill. 19: 293. 1882.

Common names: Canary Island date palm dattier des Canaries
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 22. Treatment on page 111.

Stems solitary, erect, to 15 m, diam. 55–70 cm. Fruits ripening from green through orange to reddish purple, ellipsoid, length 24–27 mm, diam. 10–12 mm.

Phenology: Flowering throughout the year.
Habitat: Volunteer in waste places and disturbed areas
Elevation: 0–1000 m


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Introduced; Calif., Fla., Europe, Atlantic Islands (native, in the Canary Islands).


Phoenix canariensis is widely cultivated, especially in Florida and California. E. McClintock (1993) reported that Tthis species is naturalized in the San Francisco Bay area, as well as in southern California (E. McClintock 1993).

Selected References


Lower Taxa

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Canary Island date palm +  and dattier des Canaries +
Calif. +, Fla. +, Europe +, Atlantic Islands (native +  and in the Canary Islands). +
0–1000 m +
Volunteer in waste places and disturbed areas +
Flowering throughout the year. +
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Introduced +
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