DownloadDescription: A beautiful mature oil palm growing in Newport Beach, CA, near the surf spot known as The Wedge. A smaller date palm is behind.
DownloadDescription: A grove of palm trees in Hawaii, against a pale blue sky. The tops of several of the palm trees are visible, seen from below and to the side. On the right side of the photo is the slanted trunk of one of the palm trees.
DownloadDescription: The pale blue sky of early evening in Hawaii, framed on either side by the silhouettes of palm trees. There are several palm trees in the lower right corner of the photo, and in the upper left corner of the picture is the top of another palm.
DownloadDescription: A closer view of the many tiny flowers of a young palm tree on Balboa Peninsula, CA.
DownloadDescription: A young palm tree on Balboa Peninsula, CA, has just flowered spectacularly, displaying its thousands of tiny flowers in front of the smooth white inner surface of the flower bract.
DownloadDescription: A smaller oil palm growing just behind the jetty at The Wedge in Newport Beach, CA, with other palms in the background.
DownloadDescription: The same oil palm in Newport Beach, CA, as the previous photo, looking up from the base of the trunk. The yellow clusters are immature drupes, from which oil could eventually be extracted.
DownloadDescription: Several palm trees seen from directly below, in a clear blue sky, with the sun directly in the center of the photo, surrounded by the silhouettes of the palm leaves.
DownloadDescription: A grove of palm trees in Hawaii, seen from close behind the trunk of one of the palm trees. The trunk of the palm fills the right side of the photo, and on the left the rest of the grove of palms stands against the sky.
DownloadDescription: The top of a palm tree in Egypt, seen from the side, with the thick brown trunk of another palm directly in front of it.