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Quindio despite being one of the smallest region in Colombia is one of the most beautiful, here is its most famous icon palma de cera.
This palm species can grow to a height of 45 m (148 ft)—or rarely, even as high as 60 m (200 ft).
It is the tallest recorded monocot in the world.[4] The trunk is cylindrical, smooth, light colored, covered with wax; leaf scars forming dark rings around the trunk.
The leaves are dark green and grayish, 185–540 cm long, with a petiole up to 80 cm long.
Fruits are globose and orange-red when ripe, 1.6–2 cm in diameter

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  • Copyright: federico ce (federico) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 524 W: 0 N: 700] (6109)
  • Genre: Luoghi
  • Medium: Colore
  • Date Taken: 2020-03-12
  • Esposizione: f/1.2, 30 secondi
  • Versione Foto: Versione Originale
  • Date Submitted: 2020-05-07 15:27
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