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Sign: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Discovery Tree Walk - False Sago Palm


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Givat Ram, Jerusalem, Israel
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On the sign:
6
ציקס מופשל
Cycas revoluta


תפוצה טבעית: יפן

אמנם דומה לדקל, אך הרבה יותר קדום ממנו ומעצים אחרים בעלי פרחים: קדום מהמחטניים ואף מהדינוזאורים. העץ שלפניך הוא נקבי, ומימין לו העץ הזכרי.

[הפאה השנייה של הקוביה]
[The second face of the cube]
6
False Sago Palm
(Cycad)
Cycas revoluta


Natural range: Japan

Though resembling palms, cycads evolved long before the palms, before the other flowering trees, and before the conifer trees and even before the dinosaurs. The tree before you is a female, and to its right is a male.

[הפאה השלישית של הקוביה]
[The third face of the cube]
[שאלה]
השווה בין עץ זה לבין תמר מצוי (משמאלך, עץ מס. 4 Click for sign's details, ליד פינת הבנין). במה הם שונים ובמה הם דומים?

[a question]
What’s similar and what’s different in the look of these cycads, as compared to a date palm (tree 4 Click for sign's details, near the corner of the building on your left)?

[הפאה הרביעית של הקוביה]
[The fourth face of the cube]
[התשובה לשאלה]
הדמיון בין ציקס לבית תמר: לשניהם צמרת גדולה שעליה מורכבים ובשניהם הגזע לא מכוסה בקליפה; כל עץ הוא זכר או נקבה. השוני: בציקסים, בניגוד לתמר, ניצנים קטנים מופיעים על הגזע, ללא פריחה על העץ. בעץ הזכרי מופיעים איצטרובלים (מאוחר באביב עד אמצע קיץ).

[The Answer to the question]
Cycad\palm similarities: A crown of large, compound leaves, trunk with no bark, and each tree is either a male or a female. Differences: In cycads, but not palms, small buds are found on the trunk, no flowers, and male tree has cones (late spring to mid-summer).
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Tree No. 6 in the Mac and Tibby Podel Discovery Tree Walk, located on the Edmond J. Safra Campus of the Hebrew University of Givat Ram.

Each tree is accompanied by a cube with details on the tree. On the top of which is the text:
Mac and Tibby Podel Discovery Tree Walk Click for a larger image

In the next picture taken from one of the trees on the route, you can see the way the sign is placed (a cube standing on a metal pillar) and the tree to which it points Click for a larger image

The tree to which the cube points was photographed that day Click for a larger image

The rest of the cube faces:
The second face Click for a larger image
The third face Click for a larger image
The fourth face Click for a larger image



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