Sunday, June 15, 2008

Tucumã palm

Thorns on the trunk of the tucumã palm (Astrocaryum aculeteatum). I've never seen longer thorns on any other palm and they're hard and very sharp.


Mike said...

Wow. I never seen nothing like that. I guess this tree does not want anyone touching it.

Sandpiper said...

I never knew of any palms with thorns before.