Trithrinax brasiliensis

Synonymy: Unknown Distribution: South America
Common names: Unknown Conservation status: Unknown

Adult in habitat

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Adult

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Juvenile

This species is somewhat similar in appearance to T. acanthocoma. As the name suggests, it is from Brazil. Well worth trying outdoors in a sunny corner when large enough since it is quite hardy to cold. Rich soil, plenty of water in dry weather, and feed from time to time.

Photos courtesy and copyright 1998, Geoff Stein. Top photo taken at Gary Wood's garden, Fallbrook, CA; bottom photo taken at a private garden in Santa Barbara, CA. Bottom photo courtesy and copyright 2000, Martin Gibbons & Tobias Spanner, The Rare Palm Seeds Site.

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