Acrocomia totai

Martius in A. D. d’Orbigny

in A. D. d’Orbigny,Voyage dans l'Amérique Méridionale 7(3): 78. 1844; 8(1): plate 9, fig. 1. 1842.

IntroducedIllustrated
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 22. Treatment on page 123.
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Stems armed with spines 12–13 cm. Leaves ca. 4 m; segments glabrous abaxially. Fruits brownish green, globose, 2–3 cm diam., brownish green.; endocarp globose, brown, bearing 3 germination pores. Seeds: eophyll undivided.


Phenology: Flowering in the summer.
Habitat: Woodlands and hammocks
Elevation: 0–30 m

Distribution

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Introduced; Fla., native, to South America

Discussion

Acrocomia totai is sparingly naturalized in central Florida in Brevard County (B. Peterson 1991b), as well as in Dade County in the vicinity of Miami.

Selected References

Lower Taxa

None.
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dorsifixed +  and basifixed +
rectangular +
Scott Zona +
Martius in A. D. d’Orbigny +
Fla. +, native +  and to South America +
0–30 m +
linear-lanceolate +
brownish green +
adnate +, connate +  and distinct +
pistillate +, staminate +  and sessile +
adnate +, connate +  and distinct +
2 +  and 1 +
berrylike +  and drupaceous +
brownish green;brownish green +
apical +  and basal +
globose +
Woodlands and hammocks +
branched +  and spicate +
pendulous +  and arching +
2-pinnate +  and pinnate +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (?) +
minute +
free +  and connate +
ridged +, channeled +  and terete +
Flowering in the summer. +
list +  and count +
v--shaped +  and tent--shaped +
germination +
in A. D. d’Orbigny,Voyage dans l'Amérique Méridionale +
barford1991a +, barthlott1983a +, bartram1791a +, beal1937a +, bernal1991a +, borchsenius1997a +, brummitt1996a +, bullock1980a +, chase1993a +, cooper1861a +, cunningham1995a +, dahlgren1985b +, davis1995a +, dowe1989a +, dransfield1989a +, dransfield1991a +, dransfield1995a +, dransfield1995b +, duvall1993a +, ervik1997a +, fisher1989a +, harlow1961a +, harris1980a +, henderson1991a +, iverson1979a +, johnson1995a +, klimstra1990a +, listabarth1992a +, listabarth1993a +, listabarth1993b +, listabarth1994a +, maehr1984a +, maehr1984b +, moldenke1967a +, read1964a +, read1965a +, read1965b +, read1966a +, scariot1991a +, sharma1956a +, simpson1988a +, thorne1992a +, uhl1990a +, uhl1995b +, zona1989a +, zona1994a +  and zona1997a +
adventitious +
adhering to endocarp +  and free +
bearing prickles +  and unarmed +
Introduced +  and Illustrated +
12 cm120 mm <br />0.12 m <br /> (13 cm130 mm <br />0.13 m <br />) +
covered with fibrous or prickly remains +  and smooth +
subterranean +
erect +  and creeping +
enlarged;massive;slender +
connate +  and distinct +
Acanthococos +
Acrocomia totai +
Acrocomia +
species +
unbranched +  and branched +
plant +, shrub +  and tree +
unisexual +  and bisexual +