|Synonymy: Coccothrinax acuminata, C. miraguano, C. yuraguana||Distribution: Cuba|
|Common names: Miraguama palm||Conservation status: Not threatened|
Seedling of C. miraguama var. havanensis
Seedling of C. miraguama var. roseocarpa
Coccothrinax miraguama has several local common names: it is most often called Miraguano, except in Pinar del Rio, Camaguey Matanzas and Las Villas; in Matanzas they call it Biraguano; and in Camaguey and the province of Las Villas, it is called Yuraguano or Yuraguana. Coccothrinax miraguama var. arenicola León is called Guanito (Carlo Morici, pers. comm.).
Top photo courtesy University of Florida-IFAS. Bottom two photos copyright © 1998, Jody Haynes.
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