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Fig. 4

From: Plant species introduced by foreigners according to folk tradition in Norway and some other European countries: xenophobic tales or not?

Fig. 4

The palm grove at Vai, Crete (Greece), which according to legend sprouted from dates left here by Arab mercenaries. The folk tradition is slightly marred by the fact that these palms do not belong to the date palm Phoenix dactylifera, but a separate species (Phoenix theophrasti) with inedible fruits. Photograph: Torbjørn Alm, April 3, 2007

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