The pools, hitherto protected from evaporation by the yellow fading branches of the fan palm, begin to disappear.
The fan palm is to be seen in California, but it is of inferior growth, and is not indigenous there.
The fan palm before Mrs. Le Marchant's window, with its fans all pinched and bent, is staggering before the gale.
Several land plants are also met with, among which are fine specimens of the fan palm or palmetto tribe (Flabellaria).
In the distance the cocoanut palms waved their heads, the rustling of the leaves of the fan palm reached the ear.
The fan palm, called here palma real or royal palm, rises from seventy to eighty feet in height.
Its flag, sword-shaped leaves branch out in flat semicircular clusters, resembling the fan palm.
We have seen most elegant and serviceable baskets made in Timor of the leaves of the fan palm.