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K0N1NKLIJKE PAKETVAART MAATSCHAPPIJ.
sperma filamentosa) at the corner of Y K which immediately attract the attention. Farther on the red pinang (Cyrtostachys Rendah), highly esteemed as an ornamental plant, the very prickly salaks (.Zalaccas), which form quite a wood, the upright growing emperor palms (Oreodoxa), indigenous to the Brazils, bulging out below in the form of a pear, and with which also the carriage-drive near the palace is planted; different species of Phoenix, among which is the date-palm (Phidactylifera), many varieties of the cocoa-tree (Cocos nucifera), the oil-palm (Elaeis Guinensis) from Guinea; a grove of sago-palms (Metroxijlon), and finally the cocoa-de-mer (.Lodoicea Seychellarum), with its enormous and apparently double fruit, and its equally large fan-shaped leaves, the stems of which are as hard as iron.
GOVERNMENT BOTANICAL GARDENS AT BUITENZORG.