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One of the most beautiful palms in the world. Not for nothing is our national tree and appears on the shield of the republic.

The first tree that includes those who visit Cuba is the Royal Palm. It is hard to think of our island without him. Throughout the country from Cabo San Antonio, its western end, even the most eastern tip Maisí, will see palms in groups or isolated in any landscape and even lined up in both sides of the roads. I think that image is indelible for all Cubans.

Recognized as the queen of the fields for her majesty and beauty, plus the utility reports the Royal Palm is the largest in the country. When settlers arrived in this country in the fifteenth century, Aborigines lived in huts, shacks palms, thatched roof and walls and water, structure spread throughout the Cuban countryside. All these components come from our palm. Yet this type of housing may be dispersed in the most remote and rugged territory where many of our farmers still live in shacks, especially in mountainous areas.

According to the renowned Cuban scientist Juan Tomás Roig y Mesa, This is one of the few islands in Cuba, but one of the largest in the world.

genus, is the center of origin, and is the center of evolution of the genre, whose species live naturally only in the West Indies and in the territory of North America, Central America and South, which are more or less close to these islands , geographical distribution that reflects their Antillean origin America.

Many localities of the Cuban archipelago have removed large quantities of stocks from Palma Real plans for agricultural development and urbanization of rural areas. And I'm sure the palm always be there ...

One of the most beautiful palm trees in the world. Not for taste is our national tree and appears in the coat of arms of the republic.

The first tree that contemplates who visits Cuba is the Royal Palm. It is difficult to think about our island without its presence. Throughout the country from Cape San Antonio, its most westerly, to the easternmost, the Maisí point, palms are seen in groups or isolated throughout the landscape and even aligned on both sides of the roads. Recognized as the queen of the fields for its majesty and beauty, in addition to the usefulness it reports, the Royal Palm is the most numerous of the country's trees.

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According to renowned Cuban scientist Juan Tomás Roig and Mesa, it was assumed that there was only one species of Royal Palm in Cuba, but minute scholars of Cuban palms demonstrated that there are several species and varieties of royal palms.

The eastern region of the island of Cuba, with five species of the genus, is the center of origin, and is the center of evolution of this genus, whose ten species live naturally only in the Antilles and in North American territory , Central and South America, which are more or less close to these islands, geographical distribution that reflects their Antillean origin. Many locations in the Cuban archipelago have eliminated large numbers of populations of Palma Real in favor of plans for agricultural development and for the urbanization of rural areas. However, if you cross the island from side to side, you can still see innumerable palm trees on both sides of the road.

And I'm sure the palm will always be there ...

PALMA REAL:
Scientific name or Latin name: Roystonea regia. Origin: Cuba.

Common or common name: Palmera real, Cuban Chaguaramo, Cuban royal palm tree, Asahí, Caruta, Chaguarama, Mapora , Palma de Yaguar, Palmiche, Palmiste, Yagua, Yaguarrama
Family: Arecaceae (formerly Palmaceae).

The Royal Palm of Cuba has a sturdy, columnar, white marble trunk, of the huge crown, green grass, and a beautiful crown of large, feathery leaves. It is fast growing under favorable conditions.

It is one of the most beautiful palm trees in the world.

Agencies / MemoriasDeCuba / Derubín Jacome / Interne Photos / Arnoldo Varona / TheCubanHistory.com - THE CUBAN HISTORY, HOLLYWOOD.

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