Coccothrinax ekmanii

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Coccothrinax ekmanii
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Arecales
Family: Arecaceae
Genus: Coccothrinax
C. ekmanii
Binomial name
Coccothrinax ekmanii

Coccothrinax ekmanii (gwenn)[2] is a palm which is endemic to the island of Hispaniola.[3] Like other members of the genus, C. ekmanii is a fan palm. Trees are single-stemmed, between 3 and 15 metres tall with stems 5 to 8 (occasionally 20) centimetres in diameter. The fruit is brownish, 5–6 millimetres in diameter.[2] It grows on rocky hills or in dry scrub forest on limestone.[2]


  1. ^ Johnson, D. (1998). "Coccothrinax ekmanii". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 1998: e.T38481A10116085. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.1998.RLTS.T38481A10116085.en. Retrieved 23 December 2017.
  2. ^ a b c Henderson, Andrew; Galeano, Gloria; Bernal, Rodrigo (1995). Field Guide to the Palms of the Americas. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press. ISBN 0-691-08537-4.
  3. ^ "Coccothrinax ekmanii". Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Retrieved 2019-02-25.