by Bob Harms
Earliest Stages of 5-year S. minor ‘Saxophone’ Development
- Vestiges of plumular-radicular node; r, radicle; p, plumular sheaths.
- Eophyl, with root (r).
- Leaf, with root (r).
This uppermost area of a young palm frequently is encountered above ground at the base of the plant as surrounding mulch/earth is lost.