|Mexican Fan Palms in the olden days.|
One is the Mexican Fan Palm. These are the palms that have the fronds that hang down. They are suppose to shade the trunk.
|The short ones on the left hand side of Doheny are Mexican Fan Palms. The towering ones on the right at Canary Island Date Palms.|
Los Angeles planted a ton of these for the 1932 Olympics. They towered above streets and you still see them flying into LAX. However, there is a blight that attacks them with no resolution. And, since they are so tall and so heavy, they are removed when the blight hits before they crash down.
|Low, Mexican Fan Palms, high - Canary Island Date Palms.|
But I love them all.