Copernicia fallaensis

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


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Open savanna and woodland of Cuba.


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


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)

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