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The Beauty of the Pandanus Palm


The Beauty of the Pandanus Palm Tree

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I grew up with Pandanus palm – a tree that provides fruit, palm for house posts, leaves for mat and sometimes roofing. But, what I always remember and appreciate is the beauty of the palm trunk and leaves. The fruit itself is something else. It looks like a spike ball, full of sweetness. It could be an alien seed or lamp from another world.

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This is the only picture I didn’t take. Courtesy of Wikipedia Pictures to show you the fruit of this palm – Pandanus utilis.

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Yesterday, during a quick trip to the coast, I felt myself drawn to the Pandanus palm with my camera.

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My friend Erue Taunao in the centre of the tree.

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