The Wax Palms

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The Wax Palms by Gillian Plummer

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Photographer: Gillian Plummer
Competition: Competition 17
Category: Plants & Planet
Location: Valle de Cocora, Los Nevados National Natural Park, Colombia


The Quindío wax palm is the world's largest palm tree, they grow as tall as 60 m, and are pictured here, growing in a protected valley in the Colombian Andes. The species is the national tree and emblem of Colombia.


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