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.

2 comments:

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.