PlantsAiphanes→Aculeata Palm (Aiphanes horrida)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Aiphanes horrida Accepted
Aiphanes aculeata Synonym
Aiphanes caryotifolia Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10b +1.7 °C (35 °F) to +4.4 °C (40 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 12
Plant Height: 8 to 30 feet or more
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: Spherical, 3/4 inch, bright red to orange-red.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Edible Parts: Seeds or Nuts
Eating Methods: Raw
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Days to germinate: 30 to 60 days
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Conservation status: Critically Endangered (CR)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Critically Endangered

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