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Palm - Blue Hesper : Brahea armata
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Common Name :
Palm - Blue Hesper
Scientific Name :
Brahea armata
Circumference :
1.70 metres (66 inches)
Height :
12.00 metres (39 feet)
Crown :

4.00 metres (13 feet)

Points :

109

State :
VIC
Town :
Melbourne - Footscray
Access :

Public
Location :
Footscray Park, 20m north of Ballarat Rd.
Coordinates :

37 47 40.35 S 144 54 15.69 E
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Nominator :
Ryan Gooch
Year Measured :
2015


Type :
Planted

Comments :

This plant is rare in this habitat and location. There are only two species of this kind in Victoria, one being here at Footscray Park. This palm has unique features with the foliage being a blue-grey colour and is a vocal point to the landscape. The palm is in good condition as well as being structurally sound.


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