Beccariophoenix alfredii

COMMON NAME

​High Plateau Coconut Palm

TYPE

​Palm

FAMILY

​Arecaceae

NOTES

Beccariophoenix alfredii is very similar in appearance to the coconut palm, although somewhat cold hardy, making it a good look-alike for the coconut in cooler climates..

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Endemic to Madagascar

NATIVE HABITAT

Grows in gallery forest, on sands and quartzite rocks along a river. This species is the dominant element in the gallery forest at its occurrence site.

WEB SOURCES

wikipedia.org

palmpedia.net

iucnredlist.org



Beccariophoenix alfredii