Coccothrinax miraguama
Scientific Name: Coccothrinax miraguama (Kunth) Leon
Coccothrinax miraguama

Size: Up to 20 feet tall (6 m) Up to 12 feet in diameter
Min. Temperature: 26 to 28F (-3 to -2C)
Water Requirements: Moderate
Sun Requirements: Full sun to light shade
Origin: Cuba and Hispaniola
Germination: Seeds germinate in 2 to 3 months
Leaf: Palmate, 20 to 30 almost circular leaves, silvery lower surface, 40 to 60 segments, up to 5 feet wide (1.5 m). unarmed.
Trunk: covered with old leaf bases and fibers. After a while, the trunk becomes bare and grey,
Flower: Cream bisexual flowers. Flower stalk coming from among the leaves, 3 feet long (90 cm).
Fruit: red when ripening turning dark red to black when ripe. 0.5 inch in diameter. round.
Seed:


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