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 species grows with Thrinax radiata, Metopium brownei, Gossypium hirsutum, Malvaviscus arboreus, and different kinds of cactus. A silver palm shown closer up is seen below:.
Sign In Sign Up. 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. The spear-like items pointing at coccothrimax sky are old fruiting heads of Caribbean Agave, Agave angustifolia. Register a new account. Based on work by palmnerd.
In nature it grows in 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. 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.
Coccothrinax readii in its natural habitat
The leaves, on a cm long and 0,1 cm broad petiole, are palmate, orbicular, of cm of diameter, dark green above, silver grey coccothriax, 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.
Other associated species are Pseudophoenix sargentii, Thrinax radiata, Metopium brownei, Agave sp. Create an account or sign in to comment You ccoccothrinax to be a member in order to leave a comment Create an account Sign up for a new account in our community.
The hastula can be slightly bifid and is frequently tubular on account of the expansion of the blade. Associates are Readii keyense Chrysobalanus icaco, Sophora tomentosa, Coccoloba uvifera, and Thrinax radiata.
You need to be a member in order to leave a comment. It is common to find it with brownish trunks usually tall 4 mbut very slender, not more than 4 cm in diameter. Only Coccothrinax there, excellent source for seed.
Thank you so much Jim, great to have you aboard, Ed. Hermaphroditic flowers, on a 0,4 cm long pedicel; of cream wihite colour, fragrant, with stamina.
Coccothrinax readii – Wikipedia
This coccothirnax has been accessed 9, times. It grows under conditions of high humidity and on shallow soils with abundant humus not more than 10 to 15 cm deep where it reaches its best development. The spear-like items pointing at the sky readki the photos are old fruiting heads of Caribbean Agave, Agave angustifolia.
Photo coccothfinax Jim Conrad. The fruits are globose, of 0,3 cm of diameter, blackish purple when ripe, containing only one cerebriform seed of 0, cm of diameter. Seeds too – glad we were able to help Aztropic Mesa, Arizona.
Coccothrinax readii is a small, solitary palm m high, with a very slender, brownish or grayish trunk This kind of forest with knacas is exclusively found in Quintana Roo, from the south to the environs of Cancun: Split leaf base stalks will ID the thrinax for you though. 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.
Coccothrinax readi 15 yrs from seedling, Palm Springs, Ca. And welcome to Palm talk. Many Special Thanks to Ed Vaile for his long hours of tireless editing and numerous contributions. Aztropic was right, and below you can see a non-splitting silver palm petiole base.
In the Median Forest, this palm is an important element of the physiognomy. Views Read View source View history. Posted 10 Apr Sign up for a new account in our community. Back to Palm Encyclopedia. Coccothrinax readii is a very abundant palm where it grows, occurring in Median or Low Tropical Rain Forests near the coast and in Sandy Coastal Dunes.