Descriptions and articles about Coccothrinax readii in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Physical Description; Type Information; Wikipedia. PDF | Coccothrinax readii is recorded for Belize for the first time. Palmas de Belice / Palms of Belize. Coccothrinax. Media in category “Coccothrinax readii”. The following 9 files are in this category, out of 9 total. Coccothrinax readii 2, × 1,;
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The island was surrounded by Poisonwood trees Metopium browneiBaybean vines Canavalia roseaand Seaside Oxeye shrubs Borrichia arborescens. Welcome to Palmtalk, and thanks very much for these great photographs! Genera Palmarum – Evolution and Classification of the Palms. Create an account cofcothrinax sign in to comment You need to be a member in order to leave a comment Create an account Sign up for a new account in our community.
Inflorescence interfoliar, arcuate in fruit, cm long, bearing -9usually 5, primary branches, the lowermost branch cm long with rachillae 3- 4. Posted 10 Apr The inflorescences are very short and the branches are not well developed. The literature says that the Thatch Palm’s hastula reasii triangular but the Mexican Silver Palm’s can be triangular, notched at the tip, or have two distinct tips. It is not particular about the soil, even if poor, provided perfectly draining, with preference for the calcareous rocky and sandy ones.
Both palms look similar. It is interesting to emphasize that scattered individuals reavii this species are found only in Cozumel, none on the other islands. The foliar base is provided on the coccorhrinax of thin fibres arranged in two layers wrapping the stem except in the oldest part; the hastula appendage placed in the point of junction of the foliar blade with the petiole is triangular with usually deeply bifid apex. Special thanks to Palmweb. You can see the Thatch Palm at http: I have a fruiting Pseudophoenix sargentii in the garden and nice to compare it to those in habitat.
And welcome to Palm talk. Besides for their rarity, one reason it was hard to find them was that Mexican Cccothrinax Palms are very similar to the abundant and extremely variable-looking Thatch Palm, or Chit, Thrinax radiata.
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Excerpts from Jim Conrad’s Naturalist Newsletter. Above, the small fan-palm with eeadii fronds is shown in its habitat. He also posted a picture of potted Thrinax and Coccothrinax next to one another.
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Navigation menu Personal tools Coccotrinax in. At this forum, Aztropic in Arizona pointed out that Thrinax petiole bases tend to split, but Coccothrinax petiole bases don’t. Other species growing in these dunes are Thrinax radiata, Chrysobalanus icaco, Metopium brownei, Coccoloba uvifera, Cordia sp. It’s endemic to the Yucatan Peninsula and in our area occurs only in small populations just behind the dunes along the shore, where reaii, hot winds and sandy soil keep the vegetation low and scrubby.
Coccothrinax readii is rexdii very abundant palm where it grows, occurring in Median or Low Tropical Rain Forests near the coast and in Sandy Coastal Dunes. It is generally smaller, but trunks are wider and grayish, the hastula is deeply bifid, the inflorescences are shorter and frequently the terminal primary branches are not well developed. Aztropic was right, and below you can see a non-splitting silver palm petiole base.
This page has been accessed 9, times. On that page the author writes, “This species grows on Sandy Dunes from the coast of Tulum in Quintana Roo to Sisal in Yucatan, where it is exposed to the sun and sea breezes, and it is here that C.
Coccothrinax readii – Monaco Nature Encyclopedia
The spear-like items pointing at the sky in the photos are old fruiting heads of Caribbean Agave, Agave angustifolia. You need to be a member in order to leave a comment. In nature it grows reaeii full sun as well as in partial shade and in areas with high humidity, but well rooted it can stand drought periods, even if takes advantage from regular waterings in the zones characterized by seasonal climates with long warm and dry summers.
ccoccothrinax Sign in Already have an account? The beach of Tulum with the ancient mayan buildings and I remember a fan leaves palm growing there! Seeds too – glad we were able to help Aztropic Mesa, Arizona. Read of the Department of Botany, Smithsonian Institution.
Other associated species are Pseudophoenix sargentii, Thrinax radiata, Metopium brownei, Agave sp. A silver palm shown closer up is seen below:. This palm is there represented by depauperate individuals Pseudophoenix sargentii in background.
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Coccothrinax readii in its natural habitat
These forests grow in the middle region of Quintana Roo environs of Tulum near the coast where the humidity is also high but soils are poorer and very coccothronax, with coralline limestone outcrops.
Some hastulas were not at all bifid, and some were just slightly notched. It is generally smaller, but trunks are wider and grayish, the hastula is deeply bifid, the inflorescences are shorter and frequently the terminal primary branches are not well developed.