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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You need to give us a complete tour because it looks kick arse from what I can see. Perhaps I could plant ten or so along the property line I wish I had several more planted but just didn’t realize how nice they are until owning this one.

Titai mesocarp is fleshy, yellowish and abundant, very rich in oils. I suspect it will survive the winter since the growth point is well underground. Posted 16 Oct Faith Bishock has a A. Flowering tltai the summer.

Acrocomia totai – Pacsoa

Click on the edit tab above and play around. No wind chill to speak of but several degreez above AZ low. Good to hear from you Chris Rod and Phil, It is one of my favorites also. I just need to find someone with access to seeds acrocmia small plants. Clearly, additional study is warranted to resolve the prickly systematic problems in this genus.


Spiny and handsome palm from South America which produces seeds as hard as stones which are not at all easy to germinate. It tolerates modified, clayish ground well and it is often found in spiny forests acroclmia its habitat with various species of trees. Redland doesn’t have any, I’ve tried about every thing in google search.

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Acrocomia totai after 18F

Started by chris7813 Oct Seedlings can arise with either an entire strap leaf leaf, or bifid leaf. Any mistake can be easily corrected, so don’t be afraid. The inside of the seed, also called endospermis a dry white filling that has a vaguely sweet afrocomia like coconut when eaten.

Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata All stub articles. I would think they are large enough to seed. Posted 18 Oct Looks good, I’m glad to here it recovered. The full extent of A. So the 3rd palm is obviously different from the first two.

I’ll have to wait until the other Acrocomias get a little older to cross polinate. By Turtlesteve Made an interesting observation this week. Apparently it has not flowered yet. Fruit are edible, round, and yellow to orange when mature. This is the cold-hardiest form of Acrocomia aculeata. If you have any information about this plant, please help by updating this article. I guess officially 2 now?? Jason How tptai is that Acrocomia?


As far as I know these are the northern most ones in North America. Ive looked around- this is a rare palm at least in the nurserys. The seed has a 1. Genera Palmarum – Evolution and Classification of the Palms. I have one growing but it may be a few years for seeds.

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Anecodotally, I heard that there were many growing at Swisher estate in Jax. Views Read View source View history. There is one at the bamboo farm in Savannah that has taken 13F and is still kicking.

Some are seed-grown from my largest plant and others were purchased. Have they not produced any yet? Leo Abbey, a charter member of the Palm Society. It has been suggested that grugru nuts, which come in mass numbers from each tree, can be used in the manufacture of biodiesel. Endocarp is dark brown to black, hard and mm thick and bears three pores off the equator. And maybe one of the aculeata? The trunk of the palm can also be ‘milked’ to yield a fermented alcoholic beverage known as coyol wine.