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Coccothrinax argentata


Coccothrinax argentata is a palm which is native to Bahamas, south Florida (including the Florida Keys) southeast Mexico and San Andres Island. It is a small (2-6 m tall), slow-growing fan palm with leaves that are dark blue-green above and silver-coloured below.

Common names include: Florida silver palm, Silver palm, Silver thatch palm, Biscayne palm, Palma de plata de Florida, Yuruguana de costa, Palmicha.

Bahia Honda State Park is the home to a large stand of the endangered silver palm trees to be found in a nature walk just off of Sandspur Beach. Bahia Honda State Park is located on Bahia Honda Key, Florida between Mile Markers 36 and 37

References

IUCN 2007. 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. . Downloaded on 13 November 2007.

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