Coccothrinax pseudorigida

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Coccothrinax (koh-koh-TRIH-naks)
pseudorigida
(soo-doh-rih-GEE-dah)
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Cuba.
Scientific Classification
Genus: Coccothrinax (koh-koh-TRIH-naks)
Species:
pseudorigida
(soo-doh-rih-GEE-dah)
Synonyms
Coccothrinax pseudorigida var. acaulis
Native Continent
America
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Morphology
Habit: Solitary
Leaf type: Costapalmate
Culture
Survivability index
Common names
None.

Habitat and Distribution

Coccothrinax pseudorigida is endemic to east central Cuba. In open field environments in
Cuba, photo by Paul Craft
eastern Camaguey province.

Description

Coccothrinax pseudorigida often had the appearance of clustering, perhaps because two or more palms would grow close to another, keeping leaves to ground level, but the palm is described in the literature as being solitary. (Michael Merritt)

Culture

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Comments and Curiosities


External Links

http://southeastgarden.com/cuba.html

http://www.plantapalm.com/vpe/virtualtours/cuba/vpe_palmsofcuba1.htm

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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