Well known as a robust house plant all around the world, the pony tail palm from mexico can actually reach treelike dimensions with age. Beaucarnea recurvata is often called the pony tail palm although its not really a palm at all with about 20 species of beaucarnea available the main features are the swollen trunk, thick trunk and the crown of foliage that hangs down. The base of the plant is 40 wide and the cavern goes in 2 x 2. The taxonomic situation can still today be assumed as confusing. Page designed through the cooperative efforts of interagency itis teams. The board of trustees of the royal botanic gardens, kew. Beaucarnea recurvata, commonly called ponytail palm, is an evergreen caudiciform shrub or tree that is native to semidesert areas of southeastern mexico, belize and guatemala where it typically grows to as much as 30 tall. Beaucarnea stricta is an arborescent plant, slightly branching at top, that develops a curious, massive caudex textured like a tortoises shell. The genus beaucarnea is in the family asparagaceae in the major group angiosperms flowering plants. Growing in the protection of a twostory structure that faces the south east these in our gardens are protected from cold winter winds blowing in from the nw. It will stay smaller if grown in pots and will work well indoors. Photo of the entire plant of ponytail palm beaucarnea. The plant which has a swollen base makes it an attractive house plant.
The primary difference is in the leaves straight, erect on the crown instead of curving and much stiffer. Water and let the soil dry out before you water it again. This page was last edited on 17 december 2019, at 01. Its name gracilis, meaning slender, is misleading, as its trunk is especially bulbous. This document is adapted from fact sheet st93, a series of the environmental horticulture department, florida cooperative extension service. Beaucarnea recurvata or pony tail palm nurseries online. The primary difference is in the leaves straight, erect on the crown instead of. Oaxacan populations of beaucarnea recurvata tend to have especially thick ecological status of beaucarnea gracilis, an endemic species of the semiarid. Beaucarnea in world checklist of selected plant families. A manual for the identification of plants cultivated in europe, both outofdoors and under. Beaucarnea species, beargrass, bottle palm, estrellas. Ponytail palm, beaucarnea recurvata how to plant, care.
The ponytail palm is a distinctive looking houseplant with a swollen thick brown stem at its base that stores water. See status, confidence level, source for definitions. Beaucarnea gracilis can grow well in many climates. Beaucarnea gold star pp14,650 variegated bottle palm this variegated bottle palm, or pony tail palm as it is commonly called is not a palm at all but is actually a woody lily, more closely related to the agaves and yuccas. Ponytail palm liliaceae is indigenous to desert regions of texas and mexico. Molecular phylogenetics and morphology of beaucarnea olson lab. Base of the trunk is swollen with 3 foot long leaves that form clumps at the ends of the branches and droop down. The base of the trunk swells dramatically as the plant grows, so bear this in mind when selecting a site. While we do not yet have a description of the pdfa file format and what it is normally used for, we do know which programs are known to open these files.
It forms a huge, inflated base, out of which several slender, branched trunks arise. Beaucarnea gracilis is an attractive member of the subfamily nolinaceae of the family asparagaceae native to partialdesert areas in mexico. Over its thick stem base raises a thin stem and over this sits enthroned a thick leaf crown. If you can provide some sun you will see the plant converting this into lush new visible leaves, i. We do not intend the plant list to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. Jan 07, 20 how to repot beaucarnea recurvata 88 spring 2011 duration. The university of minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Beaucarnea species, bottle palm, elephantfoot tree. These long, dangling leaves are responsible for one of its popular names, the ponytail palm, though its not a true member of the palm family. Files are available under licenses specified on their description page.
Beaucarnea gold star pp14,650 at san marcos growers. Pdf foliar anatomy of beaucarnea lemaire nolinaceae ss. How to repot beaucarnea recurvata 48 spring 2011 youtube. Repotting my ponytail palm bonsai, the bonsai zone, june 2018 duration. Beaucarnea recurvata is named for the downward curvature of its leaves. Watson2 introduction this upright, finetextured evergreen tree grows very slowly up to 30 feet in height but rarely exceeds 10 feet fig. I have always thought that this area stayed to wet for beaucarnea recurvate but it was fine until now. An wikimedia commons mayda media nga nahahanungod han. Growing in the protection of a twostory structure that faces the south east these in our gardens are protected from cold winter winds blowing in. Jan 28, 2019 beaucarnea stricta in world checklist of selected plant families. It is not nearly as popular in nurseries as its cousins beaucarnea hartwegiana and beaucarnea recurvata. Als je twijfelt of je water moet geven, dan doe je er het beste aan om een. Makes a surprisingly interesting desktopindoor plant or outdoor tub specimen, considering that in nature, its a fullsize tree that can tower over homes.
Beaucarnea recurvata pony tail palm, beaucarneas are curious plants with a heavily swollen base and grass like foliage giving it a unique appearance. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the creative commons cc0 license. See the list of programs recommended by our users below. A distinctive plant, ponytail palm has a greatly swollen trunk base sometimes to seven feet. Beaucarnea gracilis lem it is a small tree or large shrublike succulent species with many slender, curving vertical stems, that emerge from a large beautiful globose woody base. In summary, the proposal to include the ponytail palm b.
The long narrow curly, dark green leaves flow up from this base much like a plume of water in a fountain. The plant list includes 30 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus beaucarnea. Beaucarnea recurvata ponytail environmental horticulture. Beaucarnea recurvata pony tail plant or elephants foot. Een beaucarnea recurvata, ook wel nolina recurvata genoemd, komt van nature. Beaucarnea, or nolina as its sometimes called, is often known as the ponytail palm or elephants foot. However, it is not a legal authority for statutory or regulatory purposes. Alpiste unam resource and environmental management.
While we do not yet have a description of the pdf2epdf file format and what it is normally used for, we do know which programs are known to open these files. The creamwhite saucershaped flowers appear in terminal feat. Beaucarnea recurvata pony tail palm house of plants. It is a stunning plant with a swollen base that develops over time and has a tuft of narrow green leaves with creamy. Jul 28, 2019 beaucarnea gracilis, the pony tail palm is a caudiciform from mexico. Regardless of its taxonomic designation, this group of small. Beaucarnea recurvata, this arid shrub has an upright branched habit with a swollen base and the straplike pendant leaves form tufts at the end of the branches. Beaucarnea is sometimes treated as a synonym of the genus nolina, with the species being then transferred to that genus.
Alpiste unam you want to live better,you should live in smart buildings. An beaucarnea stricta in uska species han liliopsida nga ginhulagway ni leman beaucarnea stricta in nahilalakip ha genus nga beaucarnea, ngan familia nga asparagaceae. Beaucarnea stricta in world checklist of selected plant families. Beaucarnea recurvata is native to the dry regions of texas and mexico. It is a slow grower but with time will form a fat trunk with lots of character. Beaucarnea recurvata or pony tail palm is the best known of the species available for sale and is widely used as a landscaping plant and indoor plant in australia. Browse pictures and read growth cultivation information about beaucarnea species, beargrass, bottle palm, estrellas beaucarnea stricta supplied by member gardeners in the plantfiles database at.
Ponytail palm beaucarnea recurvata guide our house plants. Srl lentejilla corriente 1 0 in homegardens and agricultural fields protection comprises actions like irrigation, exclusion from herbivorous and competitors, nursing, adding of livestock manure, alpistte against frost, weeding, pruning, unak providing or removing shade. Beaucarnea is a genus of flowering plants native to mexico and central america. While every effort has been made to provide the most reliable and uptodate information available, ultimate legal requirements with respect to species are contained in. Where not winter hardy, it is commonly grown as a houseplant that over time will eventually rise to as much as 68 tall. This member of the nolinaceae family was given this name by charles lemaire in 1861. The group has been included in the nolinaceae, agavaceae, and ruscaceae. The cascading nature of the leaves gives much the appearance of a ponys tail. Asparagaceae may be included in the genus nolina in some texts. The record derives from wcsp data supplied on 20120323 which reports it as an accepted name record 300353 with original publication details. Finally, we offer a redescription of beaucarnea to accommodate the.
Beaucarnea recurvata bottle palm often seen as a houseplant, but it can reach 30 feet tall outdoors. Ponytail palm, beaucarnea recurvata ponytail palm is a plant with a confused identity. Beaucarnea is a genus of pachycaul succulents, of which b. It is found in the central mexico, growing in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. How to repot beaucarnea recurvata 88 spring 2011 duration. An wikispecies in mayada impormasyon nga may pagkahisumpay ha. It is an evergreen perennial growing up to 6m 20 feet with a noticeable expanded caudex, for the purpose of storing water, this plant being able to store a yearlong water supply in its bulbous trunk. Sometimes also called ponytail palm but not really a palm. In late summer, numerous white flowers arranged in. These are primarily included because names of species rank are. Pdf beaucarnea olsonii ruscaceae, a new species of. Photo of the entire plant of ponytail palm beaucarnea recurvata.
Hosted by the usgs core science analytics and synthesis. Ideal growing in a mediterranean climate it is an extraordinarily beautiful and gracefully unique form. Nolina recurvata wordt veel gebruikt als kamerplant. Mar 14, 2009 beaucarnea in world checklist of selected plant families. In the apg iii classification system, it is placed in the family asparagaceae, subfamily nolinoideae formerly the family ruscaceae. Beaucarnea gracilis, the pony tail palm is a caudiciform from mexico.
Srl zapotito 2 0 the assistance support programmes from government are alpiste unam more important in the local subsistence strategies, but also, these programmes represent risks for the systems of management of natural aalpiste unam, as it has been documented for programmes supporting. J, beaucarnea gracilis lem k, beaucarnea stricta lem l, beaucarnea purpusii rose. Beaucarnea guatemalensis is the red pony tail palm they are are also used in bonsai. Not a true palm the family arecaceae, it is one of seven species in the genus beaucarnea or nolina. Years later the plant becomes significantly taller and has. Dr hessayon describes it as a curiosity rather than a thing of beauty however we are more inclined to say its both. Apr 17, 2020 beaucarnea gracilis, the pony tail palm is a caudiciform from mexico. Media in category beaucarnea strictathe following 6 files are in this category, out of 6 total.
Jun 27, 2019 alpiste unam resource and environmental management. Beaucarnea grows slowly at the best of times and although the plant will do ok in a slightly shady spot, it does need bright light for success. Oaxaca, puebla, san luis potosi, tamaulipas, veracruz. However, recent research shows that beaucarnea should treated. The the stem is used to store water which is a great help to those of us that forget the odd watering or are a. Beaucarnea species, bottle palm, elephantfoot tree, mexican. How to repot beaucarnea recurvata 58 spring 2011 youtube. Not much i can do about the planted location as this baby was here before me. Foliar anatomy of beaucarnea lemaire nolinaceae ss article pdf available in plant systematics and evolution 30010. Flowers occasionally once plants mature and then in late spring or summer. It will survive almost any lighting conditions although its better to keep it in a bright light. Every day thousands of users submit information to us about which programs they use to open specific types of files.1532 1144 896 162 1325 469 1165 1317 119 48 1259 678 222 948 645 1342 1326 1184 1063 1219 298 623 1552 559 453 838 106 831 116 793 1521 161 693 1533 1068 727 571 986 512 307 274 906 1346 173