Cornish Biodiversity Network  -  Supporting Wildlife Recording

   A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z restore

Flora of Cornwall (1999)

The descriptive text, below the map, is from the Flora of Cornwall (1999), which was a Tetrad Atlas (the maps had 2km square dots or Tetrads). The map on this web page depicts the plant's distribution at the 1km square scale and shows the records made pre-2000 which were used in the 1999 Flora and those made since.

Cocos nucifera - Coconut Palm

One plant was found in 1982 growing on a salt-marsh in the Tamar river (SX46G, M.J.Proudfoot) with the remains of the husk at its base. Since then a second husk has been found on a beach on Tresco (SV81W, 1984, P.J.Worth).


French, C.N., Murphy, R.J. & Atkinson, M. 1999. Flora of Cornwall. Wheal Seton Press, Camborne.