Coccothrinax yunquensis

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Coccothrinax (koh-koh-TRIH-naks)
yunquensis (yoon-KWEHN-sis)
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Coccothrinax yunquensis, top of the Yunque, Cuba.
Scientific Classification
Genus: Coccothrinax (koh-koh-TRIH-naks)
Species:
yunquensis (yoon-KWEHN-sis)
Synonyms
C. salvatoris
Native Continent
America
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Morphology
Habit: Solitary
Leaf type: Palmate
Culture
Survivability index
Common names
Yuraguana del Yunque (Yuraguana means small-sized Coccothrinax).

Habitat and Distribution

Coccothrinax yunquensis is endemic to El Yunque, a limestone
Coccothrinax yunquensis, top of the Yunque, Cuba.
mountain in south-eastern Cuba.

Description

A small to medium sized, solitary fan palm with partially segmented (costapalmate) fan leaves. Editing by edric.

Culture

Sunny, moist, but well drained position.

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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