Palmetto

Palmetto may refer to the following:

Botany

Members of several genera of small palms:
*the genus Sabal, containing species such the Dwarf Palmetto and the Sabal palmetto
*the Saw Palmetto, "Serenoa repens"
*Silver palmetto ("Schippia concolor")
*Silver saw palmetto ("Acoelorraphe wrightii")

Place names

;United States
*Palmetto, Florida
**Palmetto Historic District
*Palmetto, Georgia
*Palmetto, Louisiana
*Palmetto Bay, Florida
*Palmetto Beach-Grant Park (Tampa), Florida, two neighborhoods in the city of Tampa
*Palmetto Estates, Florida
*The Palmetto Expressway, Florida State Road 826
*"The Palmetto State", the official nickname for the state of South Carolina
**The Order of the Palmetto, the highest civilian honor awarded by the Governor of South Carolina
**The Palmetto State Quartet, a professional Southern Gospel singing group from Greenville, South Carolina
**The CSS "Palmetto State", a Confederate ironclad ship

;Elsewhere
*Trinity Palmetto Point Parish in Saint Kitts and Nevis

chools

*Miami Palmetto High School in Pinecrest, Florida
*Palmetto Middle School in Pinecrest, Florida
*Palmetto High School (Florida) in Palmetto, Florida
*Palmetto High School (South Carolina) in Williamston, South Carolina

Transportation

*Palmetto (Amtrak), a passenger train in the United States
*Palmetto (Metrorail station) in Medley, Florida

Other uses

*"Palmetto Bug", another name for the American cockroach
*"Palmetto" (film)
*"Palmetto Pointe", a TV show


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Synonyms:
(Areca oleracea)


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  • Palmetto — Pal*met to, n. [Dim. of palm the tree: cf. Sp. palmito.] (Bot.) A name given to palms of several genera and species growing in the West Indies and the Southern United States. In the United States, the name is applied especially to the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Palmetto, FL — U.S. city in Florida Population (2000): 12571 Housing Units (2000): 5776 Land area (2000): 4.315565 sq. miles (11.177262 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.134124 sq. miles (0.347379 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.449689 sq. miles (11.524641 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Palmetto, GA — U.S. city in Georgia Population (2000): 3400 Housing Units (2000): 1283 Land area (2000): 5.181588 sq. miles (13.420251 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.102646 sq. miles (0.265853 sq. km) Total area (2000): 5.284234 sq. miles (13.686104 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

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