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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Attalea cohune was last modified: Tables of chemical composition and nutritional value.

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Attalea cohune is one of the more cold hardy Attalea species. Cohune leaves are used as thatching material for roofs. Last Updated May idtools. Corozo, corozo palm, cohune palm. References Attalra et al. The growth rate of the cohune palm can be increased significantly with regular fertilizer applications.

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 a 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 attapea male at the apex.

You’ll find attalfa in this thread: The cohune palm propagates by seeds. Gary Woods up at the soon-to-be-history South Coast Palms has some gigantic Attaleq up at his place, but I’m not sure which one. The growth is initially slow. They like a ton of heat which I don’t have, the dry dormant season is equivalent to the dry Summer season in California, so they also need a ton of water to grow. You’ll find photos in this thread:.


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Create an account or sign in to cohume You need to be a member in order to leave a comment Create an account Sign up for a new account in our community. 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.

any info on Attalea cohune

This page has been accessed 19, times. Steve, Gary Woods up at the soon-to-be-history South Coast Palms has some gigantic Attalea up at his place, but I’m not sure which one.

It was planted back in and survived the 3 record freeze years, My seeds germinated in F temperatures, so this seems to be a palm that is unhampered by cool nights and doesn’t need to be in Florida to grow. All images copyright of the artists and photographers see images for credits.

Cohune palm is a slow grower until its trunk emerges above ground, and then more rapid growth occurs. Even young trees may be planted in areas receiving full sun and cohunes are very resistant to wind damage.

The cohune palm is a valuable source of oil and was one of the most important trees in the Mayan culture. Each cohune fruit may contain seeds. You need to be a member in order to leave a comment.

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I have a seedling growing from seeds collected in Costa Rica. Corozo Attalea cohuneoil meal, mechanical cohunne. Unfortunately a nearby tree was struck by lightning and it killed the A. February 10th, by Giuseppe Mazza. The seeds of the cohune palm yield cohune oil which is used extensively as a lubricant, for cooking, soap making and lamp oil. Posted 14 Jun Axel, the ones native to Costa Rica are Attalea rostrata.


Photo by Scott SC. Palmisland, those are some cool pics of wild specimens. It was pretty small though.

Atfalea are up to 8 cm long and yellowish brown to golden brown. There are many large Attalea cohune growing in Central Florida with no issues. The fruits are ovoid or ellipsoid, cm long, with a diameter of cm, of yellowish-brown colour and contain from one to three seeds.

Synonyms Cocos cocoyule Mart.

The Attalea rostrata would defoliate below around 27F but quickly grow back. Orbignya cohune Dahlgren ex Standl. Retrieved from ” http: In cleared tropical deciduous forest, Nayarit State, Mexico. It is very well suited for plantings on campuses, parks and public gardens. The cohune palm is believed to be the hardiest palm in couhne genus Attalea.

I’ve also many in pots from the seeds I collected in Belize that I never take inside. Steve, did you end up getting an Attalea?

Started by Attaleq13 Jun Attalea is a large genus that combines several previously separate genera including Maximiliana, Orbignya and Sheelea. Corozo Attalea cohuneoil meal, mechanical extraction Corozo Attalea cohuneseeds.

Use the giant cohune palm for that dramatic accent in a large landscape. Photograph courtesy of Montgomery Botanical Center http:

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