These are evergreen plants and can grow in the form of shrubs, trees or long, woody vines called lianas. Plants like the sago palm, Torbay palm, yucca palm, and traveler’s palm are not part of the Arecaceae family. Palm trees have two different types of leaves: palmate and pinnate. There are lots of uses of a palm tree, other than providing shade of a sunny day their leaves are widely used in making baskets, paper, furniture etc palm trees are also used in producing scented wax that can then be used in making scented candles. Other than producing coconuts these trees are also harvest for their heart that is eaten by a lot of people. This heart of the tree is present right where the leaves grow from. Due this reason these trees are going extinct, once the heart of the tree is removed it dies. These can grow in tropical and sub-tropical regions.


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