Zombia antillarum
Scientific Name: Zombia antillarum (Descourt)L.H. Bailey
Zombia antillarum

Size: Up to 12 feet (3.6 m) 5 feet in diameter (1.5 m)
Min. Temperature: 28F (-2C)
Water Requirements: Regular water
Sun Requirements: Full sun to light shade
Origin: Hispaniola
Leaf: Palmate, Bright green above, silvery bottom. 24 inches in diameter. Upper leaf hastula has 3 lobes., Thin, unarmed.
Trunk: clustering covered with fibers, and ringed with rows of regular, long lighter colored spines.,
Flower: bisexual. Flower stalk coming from among the leaves, short (18 inches - 45 cm).
Fruit: white. round, soft.
Seed:


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