Stems: Clustering, upright stems to 6 m tall and cm in diameter, covered with old leaf bases and fibers that gradually fall with age. Leaves: Palmate , induplicate , with blade divided more than half its length by numerous, stiff, narrow segments. Upper leaf surface, bright green; undersurface, silvery; leaftips bifid. The petiole has a lobed hastula and is armed with robust teeth that curve upward or downward along both margins.

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Exposure: Full sun, lots of water, the roots need to have a permanent contact with water. Growth rate: Quite fast in its own habitat but rather slow when cultivated in other conditions. This beautiful and little-known palm requires a lot of warmth and water for optimal growth. With enough space, it becomes very wide several meters! It may occasionally tolerate some frost, but will still be better of without. Use: A beautiful palm tree with light-green leaves above, and silver underneath, which naturally grows in the well-known Everglades in Florida.

Because of its multiple stems it has a striking and recognizable appearance. Crazy enough, he is hardly offered for sale here.

Ideal as a container plant that should be placed on the sunniest place in the garden from April to October. Berichten RSS voor reacties op dit bericht. TrackBack URL.

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Identifying Commonly Cultivated Palms

Family : Arecaceae. Up to 8 m tall, cespitose, thin trunks. The species is named after the America botanist Charles Wright. Cespitose palm, with thin trunks, reddish, cm of diameter, up to metres tall, covered with the persistent foliar bases.


Acoelorrhaphe is a genus of palms with single species Acoelorrhaphe wrightii , known as the Paurotis palm , Everglades palm or Madeira palm in English [2] [3] [4] [5] and cubas , tique , and papta in Spanish. It is native to Central America , southeastern Mexico , the Caribbean , Colombia , the Bahamas , and extreme southern Florida where it grows in swamps and periodically flooded forests. The leaf petiole is 1—1. The flowers are minute, inconspicuous and greenish, with 6 stamens.

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