palm branch

In addition to its religious significance the palm and the palm branch are regarded as emblems of ” victory, justice and royal honour”. The Symbolisms of Heraldry, W. Cecil Wade, George Redway, London, 1898 P129 They are much more common in French heraldry than in English, and are also known as cocoa-nut trees. A Glossary of Terms used in British Heraldry, J.H. Parker, Oxford, 1894, Entry:palm