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Coccothrinax torrida (Arecaceae), a New Species from Southeastern Cuba

Carlo Morici and Raúl Verdecia Pérez
Brittonia
Vol. 58, No. 2 (Apr. - Jun., 2006), pp. 189-193
Published by: Springer on behalf of the New York Botanical Garden Press
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/4098999
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Coccothrinax torrida (Arecaceae), a New Species from Southeastern Cuba
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Abstract

A new palm species, Coccothrinax torrida, endemic to a karst hill of semidesert southeastern Cuba, is described and illustrated. The new species is small sized, related to C. pauciramosa, and is characterized by the following features: narrow semiorbicular flat leaves that are covered on the adaxial surface by white wax; a small irregular palman; long and erect inflorescences; and small, white, smooth fruits. /// Se describe una nueva especie de palmera, Coccothrinax torrida, endémica de una montaña kárstica en la zona semidesértica en el Sudeste de Cuba. El nuevo taxón es de tamaño pequeño, es cercano a C. pauciramosa, y se caracteriza por tener hojas semiorbiculares estrechas y planas cubiertas de cera blanca en la cara adaxial, con un palman irregular y pequeño, inflorescencias largas y erectas y frutos pequeños, blancos y lisos.

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