Thrinax morrisii

H. Wendland

Gard. Chron., ser. 3 11: 104. 1892

Common names: Thatch palm brittle-thatch
Synonyms: Thrinax bahamensis O. F. Cook Thrinax keyensis Sargent Thrinax microcarpa Sargent Thrinax ponceana O. F. Cook Thrinax praeceps O. F. Cook
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 22. Treatment on page 99.
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Leaves: sheath liguliform opposite petiole; hastula adaxially silky-pubescent; blades glaucous, with dark, minute dots on abaxial surface; segment apices stiff. Fruits: pedicel inconspicuous in fruit. 2n = 36.

Phenology: Flowering spring–summer.
Habitat: Rocky, calcareous soil of coastal hammocks and scrub
Elevation: 0–10 m

Distribution

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Fla., West Indies (Bahamas, Cuba, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, Lesser Antilles).

Discussion

See Coccothrinax for discussion of hybridization with that genus.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

Facts about "Thrinax morrisii"
AuthorScott Zona +
AuthorityH. Wendland +
Common nameThatch palm + and brittle-thatch +
DistributionFla. +, West Indies (Bahamas +, Cuba +, Hispaniola +, Puerto Rico + and Lesser Antilles). +
Elevation0–10 m +
HabitatRocky, calcareous soil of coastal hammocks and scrub +
IllustrationPresent +
PhenologyFlowering spring–summer. +
Publication titleGard. Chron., ser. 3 +
Publication year1892 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xmlhttps://jpend@bitbucket.org/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation.git/src/f50eec43f223ca0e34566be0b046453a0960e173/coarse grained fna xml/V22/V22 438.xml +
SynonymsThrinax bahamensis +, Thrinax keyensis +, Thrinax microcarpa +, Thrinax ponceana + and Thrinax praeceps +
Taxon familyArecaceae +
Taxon nameThrinax morrisii +
Taxon parentThrinax +
Taxon rankspecies +
VolumeVolume 22 +