Caryota urens

Linnaeus

Sp. Pl. 2: 1189. 1753.

Common names: Solitary fishtail palm
Introduced
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 22. Treatment on page 115.

Stems solitary, greater than 15 cm in diam. Leaves 5–7 m. 2n = 32.


Phenology: Flowering in summer.
Habitat: Moist organic soil over limestone in mesic hammocks and disturbed wooded areas
Elevation: 0–10 m

Distribution

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Introduced; Fla., native to India

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"connate" is not a number.

... more about "Caryota urens"
dorsifixed +  and basifixed +
Scott Zona +
Linnaeus +
Solitary fishtail palm +
Fla. +  and native to India +
0–10 m +
osseous +, leathery +  and papery +
2-cleft +  and lanceolate +
adnate +, connate +  and distinct +
pistillate +, staminate +  and sessile +
adnate +, connate +  and distinct +
2 +  and 1 +
berrylike +  and drupaceous +
apical +  and basal +
Moist organic soil over limestone in mesic hammocks and disturbed wooded areas +
branched +  and spicate +
2-pinnate +  and pinnate +
500 cm5,000 mm <br />5 m <br /> (700 cm7,000 mm <br />7 m <br />) +
bearing prickles or marginal teeth +  and unarmed +
ridged +, channeled +  and terete +
Flowering in summer. +
list +  and count +
v--shaped +  and tent--shaped +
germination +
adventitious +
adhering to endocarp +  and free +
globular +
bearing prickles +  and unarmed +
Introduced +
subterranean +
erect +  and creeping +
slender;massive +
connate +  and distinct +
Palmae +
Caryota urens +
species +
unbranched +  and branched +
plant +, shrub +  and tree +
unisexual +  and bisexual +