16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Mobile
Wax Palm, Cocora Valley

The wax palm is the largest palm tree in the world. It is said some of them can be as tall as 60 m! Though a vulnerable species, they are a national symbol to Colombia, and nowhere in the world will you find more of them than in Cocora Valley.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2017
Date Uploaded: 10.2018
Photo Location: Salento, Colombia
Camera: SM-J105B
Copyright: © David Ehrlich