Palm, (fr. palme), and Palm-tree, (fr. palmier): the branches are symbols of victory, though not frequently used in English heraldry: in French heraldry they are common. With this may be associated the Cocoa-nut tree, and the China Cokar.
In a landscape field a fountain, thereout issuing a palm-tree all proper--FRANCO, St.Catharine Coleman, London: granted 1760.
Argent, an ape sejant on a heart holding a palm branch proper--VAULT.
Argent, a mural[i.e. embattled] fesse gules, charged with three palm branches of the field between six Cornish choughs proper--MORRALL, co. Salop.
De gueules, à six palmes d'or, les tiges ajoutées en cœur--MESSEMé, Poitou.
Argent, a cocoa-nut tree fructed proper growing out of a mount, in base vert on a chief azure a shakefork between a martlet in the dexter and a salmon naiant in the sinister holding in the mouth an annulet or--GLASGOW, Mount Grenon, recorded 1807.
Quarterly, azure and ermine, on a bend or, three cocoa-nut trees eradicated proper--BRAE, Bengal.
Argent, a China cokar-tree vert--ABANK.
A palm-tree is borne in the arms granted to Earl NELSON, also in those of the family of CORNFOOT, and palm branches in families of MONTGOMERY, KENNAWAY, &c.