Roystonea regia (Kunth) O.F.Cook
  • Science
  • Cuban royal palm, Florida royal palm, royal palm, palmier royal


This taxon is accepted by Arecaceae
Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0

General Information

Stems gray-white, 30 m, diam. 35--41 cm, smooth. Leaves: segments inserted on rachis in several ranks at divergent angles, giving leaf anappearing almost plumose appearance. Inflorescences to 1 m; rachillae 11--31 cm, stiff. Flowers white; anthers pinkish. Fruits ripening from green through red to purplish black at maturity, dorsiventrally compressed obovoid, 9.5--10.5 mm, diam. 7.4--7.8 mm. 2n = 36.

  • Provided by: [D].Flora of North America @ efloras.org
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    Variable tree, usually not exceeding 25 m. in height, trunk not uniformly columnar but swollen at or near the middle and commonly at the base: leaves shorter and pinnae fewer in each line or row, with a brush-like look, pinnae 3-4 cm. broad: spadix branches not undulate: fruit long-globose to nearly globular, somewhat narrowed to base, 8-13 mm. long and approximately 10 mm. thick, red-brown or purplish at maturity.

  • Provided by: [C].Flora de Panama
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    Habit

    tree

  • Provided by: [C].Flora de Panama
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    Distribution

    Cuba;

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    now most widely distributed of the species as a planted and spontaneous tree.

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    Other Local Names

    NameLanguageCountry
    Cuban royal palm, Florida royal palm, royal palm, palmier royal
    Cuba Royd Palm

     Information From

    Arecaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    MBG Floras Images
    http://www.tropicos.org/ImageSearch.aspx
    Flora images. Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed on Jun. 2018.
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden
    Flora de Panama
    http://www.tropicos.org/Project/PAC
    Robert E. Woodson, Jr. and Robert W. Schery Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden Vol. 67, No. 4 (1980), pp. ii-xxxiii
    • C Missouri Botanical Garden
    Flora of North America @ efloras.org
    http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1
    'Flora of North America @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • D Flora of North America Association
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • E CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Global Tree Assessment
    http://www.bgci.org/
    BGCI. 2018. GlobalTreeSearch online database. Botanic Gardens Conservation International. Richmond, U.K. Available at www.bgci.org. Accessed on 30/11/2018.
    • F Botanic Gardens Conservation International