Coccothrinax proctorii

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Figure 1. C. proctorii in habitat, Cayman Islands.


Common Names:

Proctor's Silver Palm

Distribution & Habitat:

Gorws in coral based soils in open forest on the Cayman Islands.


A very attractive medium sized palm with a slender trunk and an open crown of deeply divided leaves with thin segments, dark green above and silvery white below.


Sunny, moist, but well drained position. Salt tolerant, and prefers an alkaline soil. Slow growing. Can be grown on just coral limerock.

Contributed by:

Ray Hernandez (Figure 1).

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