Coccothrinax torrida

Family: Arecaceae    Palmeras

Nombre común: No se conoce ninguno

Fría zona de resistencia: 10b     Ver el Reino Unido y los mapas de zona EE.UU.

Coccothrinax torrida conocimientos

Identificación:
A new palm species endemic to a karst hill of semidesert southeastern Cuba. This new species is small sized, related to C. pauciramosa, and is characterized by the following features: narrow semiorbicular flat leaves that are covered on the adaxial surface by white wax; a small irregular palman; long and erect inflorescences; and small, white, smooth fruits.

Información general:
Described in 2006. Occurs in only one isolated location, called Loma del Cuero or Loma del Chivo. It is restricted to highly drained soilless limestone cliffs with no access to underground water. The palm survives intense heat and sunlight with very little rain. However, significant humidity comes regularly from the nearby sea.

Distribución:

Originaria de, Cuba

Occurs in only one location, close to the sea.

Ubicación: Cuba (20.064091°N, -74.518890°E)

Observaciones
Mapa puede no representar la distribución natural completa. (Marcadores de, indican los datos de observación).

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