Description. Stems: Solitary, upright, to 20 m tall and 60 cm in diameter, ringed with oblique to undulating leaf scars. Leaves: Pinnate, reduplicate, to 10 m long, . Jul 26, The Corozo Palm Attalea cohune is a prolific, and at times dominant, species in humid lowland biomes of Central America. The eastern. any info on cold/dry heat/ Attalea cohune? thanks guys.

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Older names might still appear in palm literature or on garden signs. Fruits cohun up to 8 cm long and yellowish brown to golden brown.

The Attalea cohune Mart. Create an account or sign in to comment You need to be a member in order to leave a comment Create an account Sign up for a new account in our community. Solitary, upright, to 20 m tall and 60 cm in diameter, ringed with oblique to undulating leaf scars. The cohune palm propagates by seeds.

You can definitely grow Attalea cohune in inland Southern California provided you have a spot that doesn’t get severe freezes and you can give it a ton of water.

Effect of the corozo palm nut oil meal in the baby chick diet. The adult cohune palm is considered one of nature’s most majestic and dramatic palms and thus is quite popular with collectors. Register a new account. Datasheet Description Click on the “Nutritional aspects” tab for recommendations for ruminants, pigs, poultry, rabbits, horses, fish and crustaceans.


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There used to be a large specimen here at Leu Gardens. Tables of chemical composition and nutritional value.

The growth rate of the cohune palm can be increased significantly with regular fertilizer applications. Scientific name Attalea cohune Mart.

The ,5 m long inflorescences come out between the leaves, initially erect, then hanging, due to the weight of the fruits and are formed by attlaea central axis rachisfrom which depart several lateral floriferous branches rachillaebearing flowers of cream-white colour, either only male or with some female ones at the base and male at the apex.

Attalea cohune – Wikipedia

This proves it can take the arid heat, that’s for sure. February 10th, by Giuseppe Mazza. Dark Green, Self Cleaning: Pinnatereduplicateto 10 m long, rachis twisted from the midpoint toward the apex, green leaflets growing in one plane, regularly arranged, drooping, with brown tomentum on abaxial leaflet margin. Up to 75 mm attales Ovoid, Fruit Color: Up to 12 m 40 ft Growth Habit: The seeds keep forever because they are adapted to lie around in dry dirt and wait for the rainy season to germinate.

Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. Right to left of Sabal yapa, Sabal mauritiiformis, and Attalea cohune.

It was planted back in and survived the 3 record freeze years, Corozo meal is chiefly used for cattle. This palm should not be considered an cohunw to small structures or powerlines with low clearances. Posted 13 Jun Better than 20 feet tall, all leaves still, shade in the morning and full sun in the afternoon.

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The pinnate leaves, mostly bound upwards and up to 9 m long, are of a dark green colour with 0,9 m long pinnulae regularly distributed along the rachis on a same level; the rachis rotates, by its mid length, placing the pinnulae on a vertical level.

Distribution Native to forests and disturbed areas of cihune Mexico and Central America. Navigation menu Personal tools Log in. You’ll find photos in this thread: Attalea rostrata is also another of the hardier ones. There were also nearby clumps of Phoenix reclinata that had most of the stems killed back.

Cohune Palm

Photo by Bob Lauri. Other members of this genus, but few are cultivated ornamentals because of the large size of these palms. The huge leaves are utilized by the natives for roofing the houses and the pinnulae of the leaves of the young plants are used for fabricating the typical sombreros. It had no trunk yet but 20ft leaves and it flowered. The fruits have a pulp with a very pleasant taste and at times are eaten locally; they are, on the contrary, frequently utilized as fodder for the cattle.

Common name cohune palm. In cleared tropical deciduous forest, Nayarit State, Mexico.

I have a seedling growing from seeds collected in Costa Rica. Sign in Already have an account?