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A revision of Ceroxylon
Posted 04 April 2012 - 10:37 AM
Here are photos of the Ceroxylon parvum (pityrophyllum) at UC Berkeley Botanical Garden:
Inner Sunset District
San Francisco, California
Sunset zone 17
USDA zone 10a
21 inches / 530mm annual rainfall, mostly October to April
Humidity averages 60 to 85 percent year-round.
Summer: 67F/55F | 19C/12C
Winter: 56F/44F | 13C/6C
40-year extremes: 96F/26F | 35.5C/-3.8C
Posted 04 April 2012 - 04:16 PM
I downloaded it and printed it out . . .
It's sitting alongside the Throne of Doom awaiting my pleasure!
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Posted 04 April 2012 - 10:11 PM
"The best way to distiguish it from C. quindiuense is in its grouped pinnae spreading in various planes, whereas, C. quindiuense has regularly arranged, pendulous (in one plane) pinnae."
It seems that Pauleen's Ceroxylons in Ventura are indeed C. ventricosum.
Mountain View, California
Posted 05 April 2012 - 02:03 AM
Old Beach ,Hobart
Tasmania ,Australia. 42 " south
Cool Maritime climate
Posted 07 April 2012 - 11:28 PM
Thanks for the link !
It is a fantastic article on a group that I really like.
Presently, I have 7 species in the ground in SoCal and it nice to see what they will look like for my grandchildren .
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