Cryosophila nana

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Cryosophila nana (Humb., Bonpl. & Knuth) Blume

Arecaceae

Life form: shrub

 

Arrangement: not specified
Leaves: evergreen

Shape: not specified

Division: not specified

Shape: not specified
Fruit: berry

 

Inflorescence: not specified

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Canopy: single-stemmed palm, cycad, or similar tree

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Liliopsida
Subclassis:
Arecidae
Superordo:
Arecanae
Ordo:
Arecales

Cryosophila nana is a shrub.

Naming

Cryosophila nana was already described and the name validly published by Karl Sigismund Kunth. It was Carl Ludwig von Blume, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics .

Taxonomy

Cryosophila nana is a species in the genus Cryosophila which contains 10 species and belongs to the family of the Arecaceae (Palm Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The shrubs reach heights of 2 to 3 metres.

Wood and Bark

Leaves

Cryosophila nana is evergreen.

Flowers and Fruits

The shrubs produce berries.

Root System

Distribution

Cryosophila nana is native to Mexico.

Cultivation

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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