Copernicia fallaensis

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Figure 2. C. fallaensisFigure 3. C. fallaensis looking up into the crown.

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Common Names:

Unknown

Habitat:

Open savanna and woodland of Cuba.

Description:

The largest of the Copernicias, up to 20m tall, with a massive crown of leaves, each up to 2m across.

Culture:

Well drained position in the full sun, and lots of space.


Figure 1. C. fallaensis in National Botanic Gardens of Cuba

Figure 4. C. fallaensis inflorescence.


Contributed by:

Rolf Kyburz,

(Figure 1,2,3&4)

External Links:

Kew, PalmWeb, JSTOR, Trebrown

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