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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Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata All stub articles. It seems to have been introduced by Father Jerome of St. Did Togai mention he also has a two story tall seed grown avocado? Special thanks to Palmweb. The seed has a 1. Acrocomia acrocomja is a species of palm native to tropical regions of the Americasfrom southern Mexico and the Caribbean south to Paraguay and northern Argentina.

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Thanks for the info on your Acrocomia. Did Az endure any wind chill with the freezes? This one will hold the dead fronds for a long time before shedding. The seeds take about a year to germinate and the plants are fast growers if given enough water.

I just planted my small Acrocomia aculeata and was concerned about it’s cold hardiness. The plants inhabit a wide variety of climates and situations; in Paraguayfor example, where it is ubiquitous, it is called the coco paraguayo Paraguayan coconutas it is much less scrocomia in the rest of the world. It has a spiny, black trunk, 10 m. Fruits brownish green, globose, cm diam.

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Sign in Acrocoomia have an account? Id like some of these as well. Eric, Faith Bishock has a A. The full extent of A.

Doug Keene, serenoa totcon. Once sprouted though, growth is fast and satisfying. Started by chris7813 Oct These are in my friends yard here in Charleston, SC.

Present in sandy soils of lowlands pampas of the north of Argentina. The inside of the seed, also called endospermis a dry white filling that has a vaguely sweet taste like coconut when eaten. They look a lot like queen palms, but the trunks on younger trees are loaded with spines This Cocoeae article is a stub.

Acrocomia totai after 18F

It prefers deep and sandy, not subject to flooding ground, with not so deep underground sheets of water. Acrocomia aculeata Scientific classification Kingdom: Genera Palmarum – Evolution and Classification of the Palms. I have been looking for this for a few years now Any help locating seed or seedlings would be great!

It tolerates modified, clayish ground well and it is often found in spiny forests sharing its habitat with various species of trees. Acrocomia is a genus of spinypinnate -leaved palms which range from large trees to small palms with short, subterranean stems.


The seeds take about a year to germinate and the plants are fast growers if given enough water.

My cousin in Miami is looking for me there no news. I’ll have to wait until the other Acrocomias get a little older to cross polinate. The naturalist on the River Amazons. These nuts, which are so hard as to be difficult to break with a heavy hammer, are crushed to a pulp by the powerful beak of this macaw.

Privacy policy About Pacsoa Disclaimers. It normally grows on open plains or on deforested landfrequently acrocokia on disturbed land, in areas with well defined rainy seasons, normally on low lands. You need to be a member in order to leave a comment. Chris, Great that you are growing this species. Is the most cold resistant of all Acrocomias, tolerating frost without damage. Wikispecies has information related to Acrocomia aculeata.

But if queen palms can’t make it here I don’t see an acrocomia doing it. Have they not produced any yet? Many Special Thanks to Ed Vaile for his long hours of tireless editing and numerous contributions. I’ve had my A. Photo by Dieter Oberlaender. Posted 17 Oct Acrocomia totai on the right.