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Family: NOLINACEAE 

 Beaucarnea guatemalensis
 

Photo from Rare Palmseeds.

  
Author:  Joseph Nelson Rose 1906
Family:  Nolinaceae
Habitat:  Guatemala, Nicaragua
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium-Maximum
Thickness:  1,5 meters
Height:  10 meters
Flower:  Crème Coloured
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  Red Ponytail Palm
Synonyms:  Nolina guatemalensis, Ciferri & Giacom 1950
 This member of the Nolinaceae family was given this name by Joseph Nelson Rose in 1906. It is found in Guatemala and Nicaragua, growing in a slightly rich , but well drained soil with some water and some to lots of water. The round caudex can grow up to one and a half meter or even more in diameter, the whole plant can reach ten meters. Given identical conditions, this species will appear slightly more read, compared to the other members of this genera.