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umbrella palm

noun
1.
an Australian feather palm, Hedyscepe canterburyana, characterized by the umbrellalike manner of growth of its leaves.
Origin of umbrella palm
1790-1800
First recorded in 1790-1800
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  • What I call the umbrella palm, but what they call here the cabbage palm—a sort of Zamia alsophila—grew abundantly in groups.

    The Last Voyage Lady (Annie Allnutt) Brassey

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