Difference between revisions of "Brahea dulcis"

From Pacsoa
Jump to: navigation, search
m (1 revision)
(One intermediate revision by 0 users not shown)
Line 43: Line 43:
<!--===Gallery: ===
<!--===Gallery: ===
<gallery perrow="4" widths="200px" heights="200px">
<gallery perrow="4" widths="200px" heights="200px">

Revision as of 23:50, 11 November 2013

Welcome to the PACSOA Palms and Cycads wiki !

If you have any information about this plant, please help by updating this article. Once you are registered you can contribute, change, or correct the text, and even add photos on this page. Click on the edit tab above and play around. Any mistake can be easily corrected, so don't be afraid.

Figure 1. Single trunked blue form.



Brahea berlandieri

Common Names:

Rock Palm,
Sombrero palm


Eastern Mexico thru to Nicaragua.


Dry rocky areas.


Usually single trunked, rarely suckering palm to about 7.5m tall, costapalmate leaves, with both blue and green forms.


Edible fruit.


Full sun, well drained position. Frost and drought tolerant. Dislikes high humidity. Slow.

Figure 2. The leaves are wider, and rounder than B. armata
Figure 3. Green form in habitat, Mexico
Figure 4. Beautifull B. dulcis at Fairchild Botanical Gardens.
Figure 5. B. dulcis inflorescence
Figure 6. B. dulcis

[[www.huntington.orgBotanicalDivHEHBotanicalHome.html" Huntington Botanical Gardens.

Figure 7. B. dulcis at

Contributed by:

Angelo Porcelli (Figure 1&2)
Richard Travis (Figure 3)
Michael Calonje (Figure 4)
Fred, Zone 10A (Figure 5,6&7)

External Links:

Kew, PalmWeb, JSTOR, Trebrown

Google, Google Images, Flickr, PACSOA Forums, PalmTalk