Coco de Mer (Lodoicea maldivica)

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The Coco de mer palm grows wild only on two of the islands of the Seychelles in the Indian Ocean. The seeds, weighing as much as 30 kg, are the largest in the plant kingdom. Not only are the seeds the heaviest in the world, but the palm has the largest leaves of any plant, up to 4.5 metres wide.

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