Coccothrinax garciana

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Coccothrinax (koh-koh-TRIH-naks)
garciana (gahr-see-AHN-ah)
Coccothrinax garciana hastula.jpg
Cuba, photo by Paul Craft.
Scientific Classification
Genus: Coccothrinax (koh-koh-TRIH-naks)
Species:
garciana (gahr-see-AHN-ah)
Synonyms
None set.
Native Continent
America
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Morphology
Habit: Solitary
Leaf type: Palmate
Culture
Survivability index
Common names
None.

Habitat and Distribution

Coccothrinax garciana is endemic to Cuba, found only in
Cuba, photo by Paul Craft.
Holguín Province, Cuba.

Description

"This small tree, grows in open forest on limestone hills or on serpentine savannah between 200 and 250 m." Moya, C. International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. Editing by edric.

Culture

Like all Coccothrinax, prefers alkaline soil.

Comments and Curiosities


External Links

References

Phonetic spelling of Latin names by edric.

Special thanks to Geoff Stein, (Palmbob) for his hundreds of photos.

Special thanks to Palmweb.org, Dr. John Dransfield, Dr. Bill Baker & team, for their volumes of information and photos.

Glossary of Palm Terms; Based on the glossary in Dransfield, J., N.W. Uhl, C.B. Asmussen-Lange, W.J. Baker, M.M. Harley & C.E. Lewis. 2008. Genera Palmarum - Evolution and Classification of the Palms. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. All images copyright of the artists and photographers (see images for credits).


Many Special Thanks to Ed Vaile for his long hours of tireless editing and numerous contributions.

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