Coccothrinax torrida

Family: Arecaceae    Palma

Nome comune: Nessuna conosciuta

Freddo zona di robustezza: 10b     Mostra il Regno Unito e la zona di mappe degli Stati Uniti

Coccothrinax torrida informazioni

Identificazione:
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.

Informazioni generali:
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.

Distribuzione:

Originaria, Cuba

Occurs in only one location, close to the sea.

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

Osservazioni
Mappa non può rappresentare la distribuzione naturale completo. (Markers, indicano i dati di osservazione).

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