Coccothrinax argentata, Florida silver palm, Biscayne palm

Coccothrinax argentata
Coccothrinax argentata
Coccothrinax argentata
Coccothrinax argentata

 

 

 

 

 

 

FamilyArecaceae
Scientific NameCoccothrinax argentata
Common NameFlorida silver palm, Biscayne palm
HabitSmall Tree
RangeS
SiteMoist, Coastal
FoliagePalmate; Shiny green above, silvery below
BarkSmooth, brownish gray
FlowerIndistinct, White, 3 parted
FruitDrupe, purple to dark brown, 1 to 2 cm in diameter.
CommentPetiole is 1 m long, smooth, slender, flexible.