scrub palmetto


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Related to scrub palmetto: saw palmetto
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Noun1.scrub palmetto - small hardy clump-forming spiny palm of southern United States
fan palm - palm having palmate or fan-shaped leaves
genus Serenoa, Serenoa - one species: saw palmetto
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Scrubby flatwoods is a shrubland with few trees and is dominated by Quercus spp (Oak), Lyonia spp, Serenoa repens (saw palmetto), and Sabal etonia (scrub palmetto) (Table 1).
At the same site, the cabbage palm and the scrub palmetto Sabal etonia Swingle ex Nash (closely related to the dwarf palmetto) were inspected, but no RPM was found, possibly confirming our finding that they are not hosts.
Serenoa repens (Bartr.) Small (saw palmetto) and Sabal etonia Swingle ex Nash (scrub palmetto) are ecologically similar palms that co-occur on the Florida peninsula's central and Atlantic-coast ridges (throughout this paper I will refer to Serenoa repens and Sabal etonia as Serenoa and Sabal, respectively).