Coccothrinax orientalis

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Coccothrinax (koh-koh-TRIH-naks) orientalis (ohr-ee-ehn-TAHL-iss)
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Coccothrinax orientalis as seen south of the C. moaensis site, near the Sierra oriental mountains. Cuban botanist Raul Verdacia distinguished C. orientalis from C. garciana by the latter's long inflorescence. Photo by Michael Merritt.
Scientific Classification
Genus: Coccothrinax (koh-koh-TRIH-naks)
Species: orientalis (ohr-ee-ehn-TAHL-iss)
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

Cuba. Sierra Oriental mountains.
Coccothrinax orientalis as seen south of the C. moaensis site, near the Sierra oriental mountains. Cuban botanist Raul Verdacia distinguished C. orientalis from C. garciana by the latter's long inflorescence. Photo by Michael Merritt.

Description

Cuban botanist Raul Verdacia distinguished C. orientalis from C. garciana by the latter's long inflorescence. (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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