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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Special thanks to Palmweb. Little Brazilian palm which grows on dunes on the sea front. Back to Palm Encyclopedia. I planted a 5 gallon on a hill in a nasty decomposing granite soil about ten years ago and it walked right through our Riverside CA extremes of 19 degrees F.

Based on fossil records, it is also regarded as the most ancient of palms, a predecessor to all others. Frequency in gardens Frequency of this species in the gardens of south-west Europe. The detail of this park is just incredible. Renvoize Image credit to Palmweb.

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allwgoptera This is that rare find that gives us inlanders a chance for a nice tropical look in a palm that grows as easily as any I have ever found.

A dry 24 f – No Damage. Photo by Paul Craft. Use inside Some palms are an excellent addition to home decor being in little need of light, water or humidity.

Sea Palm, Dwarf Palm, Restinga Palm

Leaves of palmate fan or costapalmate or pinnate or feathery pinnate or bi-pinnate appearance. This is that rare find that gives us inlanders a chance This page was last modified Now containing plants.

They can be used for watershed protection, erosion control and as a beach screen. Its fruits are yellowish green and shaped like small coconuts, about 1 inch 25 mm long aallagoptera 0. Views Read View source View history.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Arearia small palm to about 2m 6 ft with a branching, subterranean trunk. This page has been accessed 44, times. Detailed Scientific Description Palm 1.

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Allagoptera arenaria – Palmpedia – Palm Grower’s Guide

In addition to being cold and drought tolerant, it is seemingly heat resistant as well. Crownshaft Sometimes at the base of the leaves, there is a marked thickening around the trunk of the palm.

This is one of arenariz most salt tolerant palms there are and does well grown right on the beach. It is cultivated extensively in South America for the edible fruits which are eaten fresh or made into a drink. Allagoptrea Botanic Gardens, Kew. This is one of the palms prone to get bud damage from overhead watering drip much preferred causing weird folded new leaves leaflets bent back against allagopterraparticularly if not grown in full sun. Home About us Catalog Latest offers Palm catalogue Yuccas, cactus and other succulents Olive, citrus and other trees Cycads, shrubs and other plants Palms Palms in gardens Introduction Conditions for the growth of palms outdoors Planting and conservation of palms The transplanting of palms Indoor palms Introduction Acclimatazation of palms The rise and fall of temperatures indoors Light Relative humidity and watering Substrates and fertilizers Table I: Once you are registered you can contribute, change, or correct the text, and even add photos on this page.

Its leaves are bright green with allagopgera silvery underside. Allsgoptera established, it is virtually maintenance-free. Many Special Thanks to Ed Vaile for his long hours of tireless editing and numerous contributions. Retrieved from ” http: Atlantic coast of Brazil, from Bahia to Sao Paulo. Articles lacking sources from August All articles lacking sources Articles with ‘species’ microformats Articles containing Greek-language text Taxonbars with automatically added basionyms.


USDA Zones 9 Views Read View source View history. This palm is very drought tolerant once established. Arenaira is a very short, stemless palm original from the SE Brazil.

Allagoptera arenaria

John Dransfield Image credit to Palmweb. If you have any information about this plant, please help by updating this article. But its growth will increase dramatically when placed in a greenhouse, or warm, humid climate and allagoprera well to fertilizer and water. Year ISBN Description A a,lagoptera 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.

Medium indicates a trunk growth of between 30 allagopterq 90 cm. In the original description, Gomes mentioned Rio de Janeiro as the only locality for Cocos arenaria, but no information was given for his illustration; nor was the collector and the specimen on which he based his description. Medium indicates that it can tolerate some salinity in irrigation water. It grows in coastal strand, just above the high tide mark, and is widely cultivated as an ornamental throughout South America.

The inflorescence comes from the middle, with cream or pale yellow flower clusters. Allagoptera arenaria is one of the best palms for beach and coastal situations in subtropical and tropical settings.

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