Trithrinax schizophylla (5)

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



T. schizophylla


Open savannah of Argentina and Paraguay.


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


Not often seen in cultivation.


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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