Reserva Estatal del Palmar

Area:122,954 acres (49,758 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Climate:View Climate Data
Köppen climate classification:Aw (Climate: equatorial; Precipitation: winter dry)


Mesoamerican Gulf-Caribbean mangroves
Yucatán dry forests


Protected Area Boundary
Share65 %35 %
Soil TypeRendzic LeptosolsRendzic Leptosols
Topsoil TextureMediumMedium
Reference Depth30 cm30 cm
Available Water Capacity50 mm50 mm
Topsoil Properties
Gravel10 %10 %
Sand42 %42 %
Silt24 %24 %
Clay34 %34 %
USDA TextureClay loamClay loam
Reference Bulk Density1.33 g/cm³1.33 g/cm³
Bulk Density1.2 g/cm³1.2 g/cm³
Organic Carbon7.6 %7.6 %
Clay Cation Exchange Capacity23 cmol kg⁻¹23 cmol kg⁻¹
Soil Cation Exchange Capacity35 cmol kg⁻¹35 cmol kg⁻¹
Base Saturation100 %100 %
Total Exchangeable Bases35 cmol kg⁻¹35 cmol kg⁻¹
Calcium Carbonate15.9 %15.9 %
Calcium Sulphate0.1 %0.1 %
Exchangeable Sodium1 %1 %
Electrical Conductivity0.2 dS m-10.2 dS m-1
Soil data provided by FAO/IIASA/ISRIC/ISSCAS/JRC, 2012. Harmonized World Soil Database (version 1.2). FAO, Rome, Italy and IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria.
Köppen climate classification provided by Kottek, M., J. Grieser, C. Beck, B. Rudolf, and F. Rubel, 2006: World Map of Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification updated. Meteorol. Z., 15, 259-263