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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Coccothrinax barbadensis (Lodd. ex Mart.) Becc.
Puerto Rico silver palm

Coccothrinax barbadensis
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Family: Arecaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern West Indies.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Not Native, Cultivated Only

Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Occasionally cultivated.

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Coccothrinax barbadensis has been reported from the following conservation area in the FLORIDA KEYS :
Occurrence Native Status
Biscayne National Park, Florida Keys Section Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only






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Coccothrinax barbadensis
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Coccothrinax barbadensis
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Coccothrinax barbadensis
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Coccothrinax barbadensis
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr