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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It is common to find it with brownish trunks usually tall 4 mbut very slender, not more than 4 cm in diameter. It is generally smaller, but trunks are wider and grayish, the hastula is deeply bifid, coccothrinaz inflorescences are shorter and frequently the terminal primary branches are not well developed. This page was last modified Inflorescences between the leaves interfoliarcm long, initially erect, then curved when in fruit, ramified with spaced primary ramifications and of decreasing length towards the apex, the lowest one cm long with 4, cm long rachillae.
Both palms look similar. In that picture the taller, darker palms in the background are the Buccaneer Palms we profiled last week. I recently acquired a small 2-strap leaf seedling of a palm tagged Brahea ‘Tulum’ – told it was dwarf clccothrinax blue tone.
This palm is there represented by depauperate individuals Other species growing in these dunes are Thrinax radiata, Chrysobalanus icaco, Metopium brownei, Coccoloba uvifera, Cordia sp. Only Coccothrinax there, excellent source for coccithrinax.
Coccothrinax readii is found here growing 2 m high, the leaves are larger than those of Punta Sam, to 90 cm in diameter, the petioles are to 60 coccothrnax long, and the coccothinax to 50 cm long.
The leaves, on a cm long and 0,1 cm broad petiole, are palmate, orbicular, of cm of diameter, dark green above, silver grey below, deeply incised in linear-triangular segments with acuminate bifid apex, cm long at the centre and merged at the base for a length of cm. On each of our trees hastulas can be found in different configurations, including the one shown below:. For help in distinguishing the two species I went onto the very active online forum of the International Palm Society at http: Also of great help in finding today’s Coccothrinax readii was a PalmPedia page on the species at http: Org Forum just made the experience sweeter.
Coccothrinax readii – Wikipedia
Coccothrinax readii was last modified: Seeds too – glad we were able to help Aztropic Mesa, Arizona. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. The species grows with Thrinax radiata, Metopium brownei, Gossypium hirsutum, Malvaviscus arboreus, and different kinds of cactus. Posted 9 Apr Inflorescence interfoliar, arcuate in fruit, cm long, readi -9usually 5, primary branches, the lowermost branch cm long with rachillae 3- 4.
I’ve been looking for the species ever since I got here, and this week I finally found it. Wish I knew more about it and could see pics in habitat of it. However, I knew that Coccothrinax radii is present in the Biosphere so today I lunged into the scrub behind the dunes once again, and this time I found them, as the attached pictures show.
Genera Palmarum – Evolution and Classification of the Palms. He also posted a picture of coccothrinqx Thrinax and Coccothrinax next to one another.
Some readij were not at all bifid, and some were just slightly notched. Thrinax radiata on the right. And welcome to Palm talk. In the pictures, the stately, dark palms rising over the scrub in the background are Pseudophoenix sargentii, featured in my post at this forum at http: It is not particular about the soil, even if poor, provided perfectly draining, with preference for the calcareous rocky and sandy ones.
Coccothrinax readii – Palmpedia – Palm Grower’s Guide
This wonderful help can be reviewed at this forum at http: The literature says that the Thatch Palm’s hastula is triangular but the Mexican Silver Palm’s can be triangular, notched at the tip, or have two distinct tips. Based on work by palmnerd. That picture was taken with the low morning sun at my back. You can see the Thatch Palm at http: Retrieved from ” http: It’s endemic to the Yucatan Peninsula and in our area occurs only in small populations just behind the dunes along the shore, where salty, hot winds and sandy soil keep the vegetation low and scrubby.
The habit of C. Welcome to Palmtalk, and thanks very much for these great photographs! All images copyright of the artists and photographers see images for credits. Associates are Pithecellobium keyense Chrysobalanus icaco, Sophora tomentosa, Coccoloba uvifera, and Thrinax radiata.
The coccohrinax was surrounded by Poisonwood trees Metopium browneiBaybean vines Canavalia roseaand Seaside Oxeye shrubs Ccoccothrinax arborescens.
Coccothrinax readii in its natural habitat
Thank you so much Jim, great to have you aboard, Ed. The scrubby plants forming an almost impenetrable thicket around the silver palms are mostly Poisonwood trees Metopium browneiBaybean vines Canavalia roseaand Seaside Oxeye shrubs Borrichia arborescens.
In the Median Forest, this palm is an important element of the physiognomy. Sign up for a new account in our community. This kind of forest with knacas is exclusively found in Quintana Roo, from the south to the environs of Cancun: I have a fruiting Pseudophoenix sargentii in the garden and nice to compare it to those in habitat. Started by lagartos1 Feb Navigation menu Personal tools Log in.