Acoelorrhaphe wrightii, Paurotis palm, Everglades palm

Acoelorrhaphe wrightii
Acoelorrhaphe wrightii
Acoelorrhaphe wrightii
Acoelorrhaphe wrightii

 

 

 

 

 

 

FamilyArecaceae
Scientific NameAcoelorrhaphe wrightii
Common NamePaurotis palm, Everglades palm
HabitSmall Tree
RangeS
SiteMoist, Wet
FoliagePalmate; oblique base; medium green on both surfaces
Bark Fibrous, light brown
FlowerUrceolate (Urn), White to yellow-green, 3 parted
FruitDrupe, 5 to 8 mm in diameter, orange at first, becoming black.
CommentGrows in clumps with multiple stems. Petiole is orangish with teeth along the edges.