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Palm: Triangle Palm Dypsis decaryi

FAMILY: ARECACEAE (Palm Family)

In all palms, the leaves emerge from the top of the trunk, the only growing point. Most emerge in a spiral arrangement; some grow in threes to form a triangular crown. The San Diego Zoo has three triangle palms Dypsis decaryi growing behind Wegeforth Bowl.