Learn About Seychelles Giant 66 Pound Sea Coconut
Seychelles Home of the Giant 66 pound Sea Coconut of Africa
Seychelles Sea Coconut is endemic to the Seychelles. It occurs naturally only on the islands of Fond Ferdinand, Vallée de Mai, Anse Marie-Louise Praslin and Curieuse. It is also found in the Praslin National Park and the Curieuse Marine National Park. The sea coconut population consists of a total of 8,282 mature trees, of which most are found within three subpopulations 1,440 in the Vallée de Mai, 1,380 in Fond Ferdinand, 1,750 on Curieuse. Some sea coconuts are also found scattered across Praslin.
The scientific name of the Sea Coconut is Lodoicea maldivica.