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Chamaephoenix sargentii (H.Wendl. ex Sarg.) Curtiss
Florida Farmer Fruit Grower 1(8): 57 (1887)

Accepted Scientific Name: Pseudophoenix sargentii H.Wendl. ex Sarg.
Bot. Gaz. 11: 314 (1886)


See all synonyms of Pseudophoenix sargentii
Accepted name in llifle Database:
Pseudophoenix sargentii H.Wendl. ex Sarg.
Bot. Gaz. 11: 314 (1886)
Synonymy: 9

Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Sargent’s Cherry Palm, Cherry Palm, Buccaneer Palm Tree, Buccaneer palm
CHINESE (中文): Ying tao ye zi
SPANISH (Español): Kuká (Mexico), Catey (Dominican Republic), Casei (Dominican Republic), Chaicha (Dominican Republic), Chacha (Dominican Republic), Cacheo (Dominican Republic), Palma de guinea (Cuba)

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Pseudophoenix sargentii group

  • Pseudophoenix sargentii H.Wendl. ex Sarg.: (subsp. sargentii) Has 0,7-1,2 m long inflorescences. Distribution: Florida, Mexico, and Belize
  • Pseudophoenix sargentii var. navassana (Ekman ex Burret) Read: Has white or silvery leaves on lower surface and fruits more than 1,5 cm diameter. Distribution: Navassa Island (off the western peninsula of Haiti)
  • Pseudophoenix sargentii subs. saonae (O.F.Cook) Read: (var. saonae) Has 0,9-1,7 m long inflorescences, leaves gray-green on lower sur-face and fruits less than 1.5 cm diameter. Distribution: the Bahamas, Hispaniola, and Cuba.

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