Phoenix canariensis
Canary island Date Palm

Family: Arecaceae

Form: Single-trunked palm reaching 60 ft tall and a spread of up to 40 ft

Leaves: Pinnately compound leaflets, induplicate, spines at base of petiole

Stem/Bark: Persistant leaf bases

Flower: Small and white flowers on branching inflorescence

Fruit: Drupe, occuring in large clusters

Comments: Phoenix canariensis is related to another specimen palm tree, Phoenix roebelinii that is equally popular and more useful for smaller landscapes.