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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The grugru nut, while very hard, can be sliced into thin circles to be sanded and worn as rings.

Acrocomia totai after 18F

Looks good, I’m glad to here it recovered. Acgocomia Palmarum – Evolution and Classification of the Palms. Markers display observation data. Inflorescence bearing female flowers in triads at the base, while the rest bears male yellowish flowers.

Acrocomia totai after 18F – DISCUSSING PALM TREES WORLDWIDE – PalmTalk

The leave rachis, also spiny on both sides, has more thancm long and cm wide, reduplicate, several-ranked and bifid tip leaflets. In southern Tamaulipas A. Rare in cultivation, locally common in the wild. Last acrkcomia it dropped to 18F for two nights in a row. Click on the edit tab above and play around.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Acrocomia aculeata. Also, has it always taken the hot Phoenix sun with no problem? Any mistake can be easily corrected, so don’t be afraid.


There is a a couple of them about 80 miles south of Jax in Deland FL that survived the s freezes. Would you be willing to post a picture of Russ’s Acrocomia? I have been looking for this for a few years now Any help locating seed or seedlings would be great! Not endangered palm, the most notable characteristic is the large black spines on the trunk that are lost as the plant ages. The unisexual flowers ; female flowers are born near the base of the inflorescence, while male flowers are borne towards the tips.

Theres a IPS memeber in Phoenix city, Arizona that i think can have some from seeds i sent him years ago. This is the cold-hardiest form of Acrocomia aculeata.

Hyphaene thebaica with seedsfar right: Photo by Dieter Oberlaender. I think Acrocomias can tolerate any cold, lower temps.

Acrocomia totai

Monoecious palm tree with a m high and cm in diameter, occasionally with a slight bulge at the base or in the middle to the solitaire trunk and, often, armed with up to 12 cm long cylindrical spines, specially when young, along incomplete circles, spaced cm throughout the trunk.

Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata Taxonbars with automatically added basionyms. Perhaps I could plant ten or so along the property line Retrieved from ” https: In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. It has seen temps into the mid teens F.


Seems limited to Central and mostly South Florida. I have one growing but it may be a few years for seeds. Seedlings can arise with either an entire strap leaf leaf, or bifid leaf.

Acrocomia totai – Palms For California

It has been suggested that grugru nuts, acrocoia come in mass numbers from each tree, can be used in the manufacture of biodiesel. Privacy policy About Pacsoa Disclaimers.

Totai Palm Cold Hardiness Zone: Not citrus, but a palm. Shows a cold tolerance of 26 degrees.

Have they not produced any yet? No they acrocoomia ever seeded yet. Once sprouted though, growth is fast and satisfying. I have three supposed Sabal causarium planted out right now Id like some of these as well. All of my acrocomia’s have recovered nicely A. Id be curious for acrocomiia of these seeds as well the more I looked into them.

I saw Acrocomia totai growing as wild in pure fine sand poor soils near the Parana river, red soil also, and some cultivated in my city grow well in claysh somewhat heavy soil without problem. Fruit are large, single-seeded, and vary in colour from yellow, to orange, to brown.

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