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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Sign in Already have an account? The flowers are small, produced on a large branched inflorescence 1. Leo and Deland in Florida. Once sprouted though, growth is fast and acricomia. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Genera Palmarum – Evolution and Classification of the Palms. Not citrus, but a palm. There is a variety of Acrocomia, formerly known as A. Wanted – Acrocomia totai seed or seedlings.

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It has seen temps into the mid teens F. The other two show no damage, and took low teens last winter with light damage this is consistent with the species when mature, so I am told.


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Acrocomia totai can tolerate freezing temperatures to about Looks like a protected area from titai cold winds. List several palms including 5 Acrocomia spp. I would think they are large enough to seed. Id sure feel sorry for the person who fell into one of these The mesocarp is fleshy, yellowish and abundant, very rich in oils.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Here’s my Acrocomia vinifera as of today 15 Oct Front: Thanks for the info on your Acrocomia. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata All stub articles.

Maybe the range maps show where they should be able to grow? The inside of the seed, also called endospermis a dry white filling that has a vaguely sweet taste like coconut when eaten. The most notable characteristic is the large black spines on the trunk that are lost as the afrocomia ages. As many other palm tree species, every part of Acrocomia totai was and is acrkcomia used throughout America. I’ve got around 20 or so Minors of differing sizes in my landscape. How do Acrocomias fare in such temperatures?


People say you can’t grow queen palms in Charleston all the time, yet My Acrocomia is one of my favorite palms, it take heat, sun, wind, drought, and still looks good.

The species bears branched inflorescences which are located among the leaves. The full extent of A. Photo by Dieter Oberlaender.

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Trinidad, Acrocpmia, in the south of Paraguay, near the river Parana. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Acrocomia aculeata. This one will hold the dead fronds for a long time before shedding. Views Read Edit View history. These also present on the petioles arcocomia rachis. All images copyright of the artists and photographers see images for credits. Navigation menu Personal tools Log in.

I bought it at a local nursery and the tag didn’t specify. Mexico, and southern Brasil, All survived the 2 weeks of freezes and 21F we endured in They look like the Dade City form of A.