Coccothrinax alexanderi

Coccothrinax alexanderi is native to the northern coast of eastern Cuba.  The palms grown on exposed coral rock at the seashore.  This is the tallest of all the Coccothrinax with specimens often reaching 90 feet tall.  In 2016, Hurricane Matthew as a Category 5 stalled off the coast and pounded this area.  Many palms were blown down but most endured the storm and continued to grow and flower. 

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