Synonyms: Ascherasi, Asharasi
Meaning: Uncertain: “Hard” – (Dowson 1939) and “Tall Growing” (Popenoe 1913)
History: A few offshoots of this variety were introduced from northern Iraq in 1902 by Fairchild. There were also some offshoots in the Popenoe importation of 1913. Only a few scattered palms are to be found in commercial gardens. Ashrasi is an excellent semi-dry which has a good record of surviving occasional rains and high humidity with little damage.
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