Coccothrinax yunquensis

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Figure 1. C. yunquensis seedling.


Common Names:

Yuraguana del Yunque (Yuraguana means small-sized Coccothrinax)

Distribution & Habitat:

Endemic to El Yunque, a limestone mountain in south-eastern Cuba.


A small to medium sized, solitary fan palm with partially segmented fan leaves.


Sunny, moist, but well drained position.

Contributed by:

Al in Kona (Figure 1)

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