Copernicia gigas

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Figure 1. C. gigas in Cuba.

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Common Names:

Unknown

Habitat:

Cuba.

Description:

One of the largest of the Copernicia, to about 15m, with stiff, upright leaves.. It has very distictive inflorescences, up to 3m long.

Culture:

Full sun, in a moist position.


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Contributed by:

Rolf Kyburz,

(Figure 1,2&3)

External Links:

Kew, PalmWeb, IUCN, JSTOR, Trebrown

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