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Male coco de mer palm (Lodoicea maldivica) with distinctive catkins (flower cluster)

011.JPG View over the Vallee de Mai, home to the coco de mer palm (<i>Lodoicea maldivica</i>)ThumbnailsThe female coco de mer (<i>Lodoicea maldivica</i>) with several maturing fruit visible

The male coco de mer can grow up to 35m tall.