Copernicia macroglossa

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Figure 1. A mature plant.



C. torreana

Common Names:

Cuban Petticoat Palm




A spectacular palm, with its crown of stiff, petiole-less leaves, and its skirt of dead leaves.


A very popular palm with collectors.


Full sun in a well drained position. Very slow growing.

Figure 2. Several mature plants.Figure 3. Leaf detail.Figure 3. Some younger plants.Figure 4. Nicely cultivated plant in Katherine, NT, Australia.

Contributed by:

Rolf Kyburz,

(Figure 1,2&3)
Gary Beaumont (Figure 4)

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