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Zombia antillarum

Family Name: Arecaceae (Palmae)
Synonyms: Cocothrinax anomala, Chamaerops antillarum
Common Name: Zombia Palm, Latayne Pikan
Full Sun: 6-8h Moderate Water Ornamental Foliage Fan / Costapalmate Suckering Trunks Palm


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Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Growth Form Palm (Cluster Palm)


Native Distribution Hispaniola

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Foliage, Ornamental Trunk

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Full Sun
Water Preference Moderate Water


Mature Foliage Colour(s) Green
Foliar Shape(s) Palm Fronds (Fan / Costapalmate)
Leaf Area Index (LAI) for Green Plot Ratio 4.0 (Palm - Cluster)

Non - Foliar and Storage

Trunk Type (Palm) Suckering Trunks, Aboveground

Image Repository



Master ID 1399
Species ID 2692
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Species record last updated on: 14 October 2021.