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1 April 2006 Coccothrinax torrida (Arecaceae), a new species from southeastern Cuba
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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.

Carlo Morici and Raúl Verdecia Pérez "Coccothrinax torrida (Arecaceae), a new species from southeastern Cuba," Brittonia 58(2), (1 April 2006). https://doi.org/10.1663/0007-196X(2006)58[189:CTAANS]2.0.CO;2
Published: 1 April 2006
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