|Synonymy: Some consider several recognized species of Acrocomia as variants of A. aculeata||Distribution: Martinique and Dominican Republic|
|Common names: Macaw palm||Conservation status: Unknown|
Large adult in cultivation in Florida
Closeup of spines on trunk and leaf-bases; photos taken in Jamaica
Top photo courtesy and copyright © 1998, Geri Prall, Prall's Palm Tree Gardens, southwest Florida. Second and third photos courtesy and copyright © 1999-2000 by Frank Streeter of Kapoho Palms, Pahoa, HI.
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