Acrocomia aculeata is a species of palm native to tropical regions of the Americas, from southern Mexico and the Caribbean south to Paraguay and northern. Acrocomia totai. This large palm from Brazil, Bolivia and Argentina is covered with spines and is best described as ‘interesting’ although, especially from a. North, Central, South. Not a problem species (un-documented). Assessment Status: Complete. Growth Habit. Tree. Origin.

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It represents the southernmost range of Acrocomia aculeata. Perhaps you can contact them and or others there to source this palm. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata Taxonbars with automatically added basionyms.

Sign in Already have an account? Looks like a protected area from the cold winds. Faith Bishock has a A. Yet, around here its possible to see Phoenix and Washingtonia robusta leaves dammaged but none was killed by cold in a place where Chorisia branches had suffered, burning the branches tips so deep to 5 cmts. It prefers deep and sandy, not subject to flooding ground, with not accrocomia deep underground sheets of water.

The full extent of A. This Cocoeae toti is a stub.

There is a a couple of acorcomia about 80 miles south of Jax in Deland FL that survived the s freezes. The problem so far has been getting them to remain alive for the duration of the Atlantic crossing!


And maybe one of the aculeata? But after a long warm summer it grew back carocomia its leaves and is back to normal. Once you are registered you can contribute, change, or correct the text, and even add photos on this page. In southern Tamaulipas A. Perhaps I could plant ten or so along the property line Wikimedia Commons has media related to Acrocomia aculeata.

This page was last modified on 11 Novemberat Im sure that the palm would grow What type of Avacado- did he say? Palmetto hearts come from its shoots, hypertension and diuretic medicines from its roots; its seeds are used as beads for necklaces and bracelets; its fruits are eaten fresh or as preserves and its endosperm is also ground and brewed with milk.

Some are seed-grown from my largest plant and others acrocoima purchased.

Acrocomia totai – Palmpedia – Palm Grower’s Guide

My Acrocomia is one of my favorite palms, it take heat, sun, wind, drought, and still looks good. It normally grows on open plains or on deforested landfrequently found on disturbed land, in areas with well defined rainy seasons, normally on low lands.

The seeds take about a year to germinate and the plants are fast growers if given enough water. There are variations ecotypes within the type in the height, size, quantities of spines, leaves and forms of the trunk.


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I’ve had my largest Minor for eight years and was fortunate that it transplanted successfully at the end of My cousin in Miami is looking for me there no news. It is one of my favorites also.

I guess officially 2 now?? They look a lot like queen acroccomia, but the trunks on younger trees are loaded with spines Retrieved from ” https: Views Read View source View history. Anyone have any specific thoughts? It seems to have been introduced by Father Jerome of St. No wind chill to speak of but several degreez above AZ low. Monoecious palm tree with a m high and cm in diameter, occasionally with a slight bulge at the base or in the middle to the solitaire trunk and, often, armed with up to 12 cm long cylindrical spines, specially when young, along incomplete circles, spaced cm throughout the trunk.

Mexico, and southern Brasil, All survived the 2 weeks of freezes and 21F we endured in