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Leucothrinax morrisii (Key thatch palm)
Cressler, Alan

Leucothrinax morrisii

Leucothrinax morrisii (H. Wendl.) C.Lewis & Zona

Key Thatch Palm, Brittle Thatch Palm, White Thatch Palm

Arecaceae (Palm Family)

Synonym(s): Simpsonia microcarpa, Thrinax keyensis, Thrinax microcarpa, Thrinax morrisii, Thrinax ponceana, Thrinax praeceps

USDA Symbol: LEMO5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N), VI (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Fruit Type: Drupe
Size Notes: Up to about 35 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun



Web Reference

Webref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Leucothrinax morrisii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Leucothrinax morrisii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Leucothrinax morrisii


Record Modified: 2023-03-09
Research By: CBR

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