Jubaea chilensis
Chilean wine palm

Arecaceae (palm family)
Chile
Jubaea chilensis on Serra Mall, near Gates Building. John Rawlings, c. 2005
Trees for our descendants: Four Chilean wine palms planted 1999, which look like small Canary Island date palms, grow on Serra Mall at Campus Drive West, near the Gates Building. If conditions suit them, these slow-growing palms might reach 50 feet someday.

About this Entry: The main text of this entry is from the book Trees of Stanford and Environs, by Ronald Bracewell, published 2005.