Photos from a marine wonderer
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View over the Vallee de Mai, home to the coco de mer palm (Lodoicea maldivica)

022.JPG Seychlles bulbul (<i>Hypsipetes crassirostris</i>), endemicThumbnailsMale coco de mer palm (<i>Lodoicea maldivica</i>) with distinctive catkins (flower cluster)

The coco de mer is found only in the Seychelles and even there it is only found in the wild on two of the islands: Praslin, where the Vallee de Mai is located, and Curieuse.