Distribution: Approximately 26 species have been described, distributed throughout the West Indies & from Mexico southwards to Argentina
LPG Area: Caribbean Way
A.k.a.: Macaúba, gru gru, Mucajá
Growing Comments: Because of their spines, not widely grown. They do very well at LPG but are not that fast, probably about a 4.5-5.0 on a 1-10 scale.