Coccothrinax macroglossa

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Coccothrinax (koh-koh-TRIH-naks) macroglossa (mak-roh-GLOHS-ah)
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Photo by Michael Merritt.
Scientific Classification
Genus: Coccothrinax (koh-koh-TRIH-naks)
Species: macroglossa (mak-roh-GLOHS-ah)
Synonyms
None set.
Native Continent
America
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Morphology
Habit: Solitary
Leaf type: Costapalmate
Culture
Survivability index
Common names
None.

Habitat and Distribution

Cuba. Widespread in eastern Cuba in open
Photo by Michael Merritt.
locations.

Description

The species has somewhat glaucous green leaves. There is a variety referred to as sp. "azul" with blue leaves that is often considered to be a form of C. macroglossa. (Michael Merritt) Editing by edric.

Culture

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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