Category Archives: Arecaceae

Coconut and Other Palm Trees

Of all the types of palm trees, many people here in Hawai‘i are most familiar with the coconut palm, Cocos nucifera. It’s the tree that says, “tropics.” But there’s so much more to the coconut palm. Its fruit, the niu or coconut, … Continue reading

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Saving Rare and Endangered Palms

Palm Vista at HTBG Part of our mission at Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden is to educate our visitors about the endangerment of the world’s rainforests and to acquire, preserve and propagate as many rare and endangered tropical plant species as … Continue reading

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