The Coccothrinax borhidiana only grows in Matanzas Province along the north coast of Cuba. It is a very rare palm.
The Manila palm is probably the most used palm on Curaçao together with the Church palm.
The Fishtail palm comes from the tropical rainforest in Asia.
The Chamaerops humilis (European Fan palm) comes from southern Europe and part northern Africa, therfore also called Mediterraneandwarf palm.
The best known palm tree is this Cocos nucifera. The palm of the coconut. It is on every touristic picture.
Hyophorbe lagenicaulis is native to Round Island, which is located off the coast of Mauritius ( off the coast of Madagascar). It is one of only 3 Hyophorbe palms.
Hyophorbe verschaffeltii is native to Mauritius - and Rodrigues Island. It grows up to 6 mtr (20ft) with a thickening in the middle of the trunk.