Brahea aculeata

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Brahea aculeata
Brahea aculeata - Koko Crater Botanical Garden - IMG 2345.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Arecales
Family: Arecaceae
Genus: Brahea
Species: B. aculeata
Binomial name
Brahea aculeata
(T.S. Brandegee) H.E. Moore

Brahea aculeata is a species of flowering tree in the Arecaceae (palm) family.

The palm tree is endemic to northwestern Mexico, where it is native to Durango, Sinaloa, and Sonora states.

It is a vulnerable species, threatened by habitat loss.[1]


  1. ^ Quero, H.J. 1998. Brahea aculeata. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Archived June 27, 2014, at the Wayback Machine. Downloaded on 20 July 2007.