A tiny palm tree appears on the SEGA Dreamcast VMU screen. All’s well with the world.

A tiny palm tree appears on the SEGA Dreamcast VMU screen. All’s well with the world.

Palm trees return in Sonic Lost World - Wii U/3DS, October 2013

Palm trees return in Sonic Lost World - Wii U/3DS, October 2013

A prehistoric palm tree watches the BC Racers racing around the track - SEGA CD/32X, 1994/1995

A prehistoric palm tree watches the BC Racers racing around the track - SEGA CD/32X, 1994/1995

Dashing past the lovely palm trees in Sonic Dash - iOS/Android, 2013

Dashing past the lovely palm trees in Sonic Dash - iOS/Android, 2013

Ryo races past palm trees while dancing to the samba rhythms - Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing, iOS

Ryo races past palm trees while dancing to the samba rhythms - Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing, iOS

Bongo enjoys a palm tree filled view in this ad for Congo Bongo - Arcade, 1983

Bongo enjoys a palm tree filled view in this ad for Congo Bongo - Arcade, 1983

We’re back! Total War: Rome II promises a lot, but does it have palm trees? YES! - PC, 2013

We’re back! Total War: Rome II promises a lot, but does it have palm trees? YES! - PC, 2013

More Tails and the Music Maker palm trees, this time a funky background from the paint section - Pico, 1994

More Tails and the Music Maker palm trees, this time a funky background from the paint section - Pico, 1994

Palm trees played an important role in Tails and the Music Maker - Pico, 1994

Palm trees played an important role in Tails and the Music Maker - Pico, 1994

Apologies for the lack of palm trees. We had to go to the store to buy more.

Apologies for the lack of palm trees. We had to go to the store to buy more.