Friday, 29 January 2016


Welcome to this meme active every Friday. The theme is "Friday Greens" and you can post images, art, photos where the predominant colour is GREEN!
GREEN is the colour between blue and yellow in the spectrum; coloured like grass or emeralds.

The Arecaceae are a botanical family of perennial lianas, shrubs, and trees commonly known as palm trees (owing to historical usage, the family is alternatively called Palmae). They are flowering plants, the only family in the monocot order Arecales. Roughly 200 genera with around 2600 species are currently known, most of them restricted to tropical, subtropical, and warm temperate climates.

Most palms are distinguished by their large, compound, evergreen leaves arranged at the top of an unbranched stem. However, palms exhibit an enormous diversity in physical characteristics and inhabit nearly every type of habitat within their range, from rainforests to deserts. Palms are among the best known and most extensively cultivated plant families. They have been important to humans throughout much of history.

Many common products and foods are derived from palms, and palms are also widely used in landscaping, making them one of the most economically important plants. In many historical cultures, palms were symbols for such ideas as victory, peace, and fertility. For inhabitants of cooler climates today, palms symbolise the tropics and vacations.
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  1. I'm setting my sights on this soon

  2. When we went back to South California in Oct. I took pics of palms, palms, palm trees! Because her in the North they're not common. This is a creative capture!

  3. Great shot- an interesting perspective. I'll post something sometime on "Friday Greens" -it isn't very GREEN here in the winter. Mickie :)