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Aiphanes aculeata, Aiphanes horrida, Devil Palm, Ruffle Palm, Spine Palm

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 Aiphanes aculeata, Aiphanes horrida
Family: Arecaceae / Palmae
Devil Palm, Ruffle Palm, Spine Palm
Origin: Trinidad and Tobago
Full sunSemi-shadeRegular waterPalm or palm-likeThorny or spiny

A solitary, showy spiny small tree. In the wild it grows 915 feet tall with a stem diameter of 24 inches. The epicarp and mesocarp of the fruit are rich in carotene and are eaten in Colombia, while the seeds are used to make candles.

The range of the species is found in forests of Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela. The species is cultivated as an ornamental throughout the tropics.

Also known as Devil Palm, Corozo, Cocos rura, Mararay, Corozo, Macaguita, Marara, Macahuite, Corozo del Orinoco, Corozo anchame, Mararava, Cubarro, Chonta, Chascaraza, Charascal, Corozo chiquito, Corozo colorado, Pujamo, Gualte, Chonta ruro, Pupunha xicaxica, Coyure palm, Ruffle palm, Aculeata palm and Spine palm.

Scientific Synonyms - Caryota horrida, Aiphanes aculeata, Euterpe aculeata, Martinezia aculeata, Martinezia caryotifolia, Marara caryotifolia, Aiphanes caryotifolia, Tilmia caryotifolia, Bactris premorsa, Aiphanes premorsa, Martinezia truncata, Aiphanes truncata, Martinezia elegans, Aiphanes elegans, Marara bicuspidata, Martinezia ernestii, Aiphanes ernestii, Martinezia killipii, Aiphanes killipii, Aiphanes orinocensis.


 Aiphanes aculeata, Aiphanes horrida, Devil Palm, Ruffle Palm, Spine Palm

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Aiphanes aculeata, Aiphanes horrida, Devil Palm, Ruffle Palm, Spine Palm

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Aiphanes aculeata, Aiphanes horrida, Devil Palm, Ruffle Palm, Spine Palm

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Aiphanes aculeata, Aiphanes horrida, Devil Palm, Ruffle Palm, Spine Palm

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Aiphanes aculeata, Aiphanes horrida, Devil Palm, Ruffle Palm, Spine Palm

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