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Station 9:
The Palmares of U


Follow the trail until you find a clearing in El Palmar. Stop for a moment.

nature trail isla iguana
sendero interpretativo

with the grape  a refreshing juice is made that is sold in the bakeries of Pedasí

Then you walk through a dense forest of uvita cane. This palm forms dense agglomerations of rods with long spines that produce a small, purple, very acid fruit that is appreciated by the locals to make an exquisite and refreshing juice.

uvita isla iguana
palma de uvita


Diaz Villani, Marco Lisandro. 2005. Isla Iguana Wildlife Refuge: Field Guide. Illustrations by María Gabriella Díaz de Restrepo and Juan Sucre. 2a  Edison. Panama: Post Depot Press. 70 pages. 593.6 D542.

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