Hemithrinax rivularis

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Hemithrinax
(heh-mee-TRIH-nahks)
rivularis (rih-voo-LAHR-iss)
Hemithrinax rivularis craft.jpg
Cuba. Photo courtesy of Paul Craft.
Scientific Classification
Genus: Hemithrinax
(heh-mee-TRIH-nahks)
Species:
rivularis (rih-voo-LAHR-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.
Ripe fruit, Cuba. Photo courtesy of Mike Harris.

Description

Culture

Cold Hardiness Zone: 10b

Comments and Curiosities

There are two subspecies, Hemithrinax rivularis var. rivularis, and Hemithrinax rivularis var. savannarum. Editing by edric.


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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