Syagrus pleioclada

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Syagrus (sih-AHG-ruhs)
pleioclada (plee-oh-KLOHD-ah)
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Serra do Cipo Minas Gerais, Brazil. Photo-Kew.
Scientific Classification
Genus: Syagrus (sih-AHG-ruhs)
Species:
pleioclada (plee-oh-KLOHD-ah)
Synonyms
None set.
Native Continent
America
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Morphology
Habit: Solitary
Leaf type: Pinnate
Culture
Survivability index
Common names
None.

Habitat and Distribution

Syagrus pleioclada is found in dry, rocky, hilly areas of Minas Gerais
Minas Gerais, Brazil. Photo by Dr. Kelen Soares.
State, Brazil, Southeast.

Description

A small palm which grows to a max of 1 meter tall. Leaves have long thin, widely spaced leaflets.

Culture

Sunny well drained areas. Drought tolerant.

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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