Thrinax ekmaniana

Synonymy: Hemithrinax ekmaniana Distribution: Cuba
Common names: "Trinac" is a local common name Conservation status: Endangered

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Large adult plant growing on a steep slope. 
Photo taken in habitat in Cuba, October, 1996; 
the palms in the background are Roystonea regia.

Another large adult plant

Closeup of leafbases

Top photo courtesy and copyright 1996, Carlo Morici of the Palmetum, Tenerife, Canary Islands. 
Middle and bottom photos  courtesy and copyright 1999, Paul Craft; taken in habitat.

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