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coco-babo (local name)<br>
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coco-babo (local name)
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(coco-babo) is a species endemic
 
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The species is a nice looking natural fertile hybrid between
 
The species is a nice looking natural fertile hybrid between
''S. cearensis'']]
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[[Syagrus_cearensis|''S. cearensis'']] and [[Syagrus_coronata|''S. coronata'']],
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Common Names:

coco-babo (local name)

Distribution & Habitat:

Syagrus x costae (coco-babo) is a species endemic to the state of Pernambuco, thriving in the tablelands 250km west of Recife, around the city of Garanhuns (600m elevation).

Description:

The species is a nice looking natural fertile hybrid between S. cearensis and S. coronata, has large edible fruits 3cm diameter, and the seeds are rather difficult to germinate.

Culture:

Probably cold hardy and drought tolerant. In the natural habitat they reach 8 to 10°C in the winter and the average precipitation there is less than 800mm, and not so regularly distributed, some years it hardly rains there at all. It is common in semi-arid parts of my state, but seldom seen near our humid coast (Atlantic forest) or in Recife, and never employed in landscape here.


Contributed by:

Gileno Machado (Text - from a posting on the IPS Forums, July, 2005)

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