The edges of the leaflets of this palm have strong spines, like a saw.
saw palmetto (plural saw palmettos)
- A sprawling-stemmed spiny-leaved dwarf palm (Serenoa repens) forming large colonies, especially by sprouting, native to Florida and the coastal plains of other southeastern states of the United States.
- A similar plant (Chamaerops humilis), native to Europe and north Africa
- silver saw palmetto (Acoelorraphe wrightii)
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