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2. Thrinax radiata Loddiges ex Schultes & Schultes f. in J. J. Roemer et al., Syst. Veg. 7(2):1301. 1830.

Thatch palm

Coccothrinax radiata (Schultes & Schultes f.) Sargent ex K. Schumann; Thrinax floridana Sargent; T. martii Grisebach & H. Wendland ex Grisebach

Leaves: sheath with V-shaped cleft opposite petiole; hastula adaxially glabrous; blades green, with minute, whitish dots on abaxial surface; segment apices lax. Fruits: pedicel conspicuous in fruit (usually exceeding 1 mm). 2n = 36.

Flowering summer. Pinelands and littoral hammocks and scrub on limestone soils; 0--10 m; Fla.; se Mexico; West Indies.


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