One of the most salt and drought tolerant palms, Allagoptera arenaria, or seashore palm, is a beautiful tropical palm from the coastal regions of Brazil. Based on. Common Name: Coast Palm. Allagoptera arenaria. Cultivated plant in Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Florida, USA Photograph by: Carl E. lewis. Image credit . Seashore palm, Beach palm. Atlantic coast of Brazil, from Bahia to Sao Paulo.
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It could not be found in herbaria in Portugal or Brazil. Medium indicates a trunk growth of between 30 and 90 cm.
Allagoptera arenaria, small Brazilian palm
This page was last modified on 3 Marchat Less than 15 cm. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.
All images copyright of the artists and photographers see images for credits. Its fruits are yellowish green and shaped like small coconuts, about 1 inch 25 mm long and 0.
Year ISBN Description A terse guide for the gardener to almost 1, species of ornamental tropical plants with brief details on their cultivation and, usually, a small photograph of good quality.
The leaves are used to make baskets and other woven objects. A single old individual could have dozens of arejaria dominating large areas.
Allagoptera arenaria – Useful Tropical Plants
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. It is extremely slow growing however,especially when young. Origin Place in the world where this species spontaneously appears.
The duration of these minimum temperatures and planting conditions will be decisive factors affecting the subsequent degree of damage suffered by the palm extent of defoliation, strangulation of trunk, etc. Usually not a problem Maintenance: Year ISBN Description An excellent book, giving basic information on all the species of palms native to the Americas that were known in Seashore palms grown in Zone 9 may require protection during al,agoptera spells.
Cocoeae Flora of Brazil Plants described in There are 6—15 bright green to silvery green pinnately compound feather-like leaves 2—6 ft 0. It prefers ample amounts of water, but once established, it can be fairly drought resistant.
Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. A Bit of Brazil in Vero. It dislikes constantly soggy soils. Seeds will germinate in 2 to 6 month. With a subterranean trunk it forms dense bushes which can grow to exceed 2 metres in height.
And thanks to their drought resistance and durability to heat they can thrive in harsh urban conditions.
John Dransfield Image credit to Palmweb.
Allagoptera arenaria in a 5 g. Other palms have flowers of both sexes on different plants dioicous plants. However it considered an agonizingly slow-growing plant when it is young, at least when grown in a Mediterranean climate.
Others are a good choice providing humidity and light are not poor.
Sea Palm, Dwarf Palm, Restinga Palm
Drought resistance In this guide, the palm species are classified according to their drought resistance and tolerance to dry environments. August Learn how and when to remove this template message.
Allagoptera arenaria is relatively short, reaching about 6 feet 1. Less than 30 cm.