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Coco De Mer

Lodoicea maldivica (J. F. Gmel.) Pers.

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Lodoicea maldivica (Coco De Mer) is a species of tree in the family palms. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are listed as endangered by IUCN and in cites appendix iii. They have broad leaves. Individuals can grow to 34 m.

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  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/CITES_III
  • Definition: Appendix III is a list of species included at the request of a Party that already regulates trade in the species and that needs the cooperation of other countries to prevent unsustainable or illegal exploitation. International trade in specimens of species listed in this Appendix is allowed only on presentation of the appropriate permits or certificates. (See Article V of the Convention)
  • Source: https://www.speciesplus.net/#/taxon_concepts/13888/legal
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Coco-de-mer. View this species on GBIF