Copernicia yarey

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Copernicia (koh-pehr-nee-SEE-ah)
yarey (yahr-ee)
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Cuba.
Scientific Classification
Genus: Copernicia (koh-pehr-nee-SEE-ah)
Species:
yarey (yahr-ee)
Synonyms
Copernicia hospita
Native Continent
America
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Morphology
Habit: Solitary
Leaf type: Costapalmate
Culture
Survivability index
Common names
None.

Habitat and Distribution

Copernicia yarey is endemic to Cuba. Open woodland and savanna.
Cuba. Photo by Rolf Kyburz.

Description

A very large Solitary palm, with circular upright, waxy, costapalmate leaves. Editing by edric.

Culture

Moist position, in full sun.

Comments and Curiosities

There are two sub species, Copernicia yarey var. robusta, and Copernicia yarey var. yarey.


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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