Trithrinax schizophylla (5)

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Figure 1. T. schizophylla in habitat, north Argentina.

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Synonymy:

T. schizophylla

Habitat:

Open savannah of Argentina and Paraguay.

Description:

Small, to about 5m high, clumping, fan palm, with a fibrous, and spiny trunk. Has white fruit.

General:

Not often seen in cultivation.

Culture:

Tough and hardy, easily grown palm.


Figure 2. T. schizophylla
Figure 3. T. schizophylla
Figure 4. T. schizophylla


Contributed by:

Gaston Torres Vera,
Cordoba, Argentina (Text & Figure 1,2,3&4)

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