Distribution & Habitat:
Grows in rainforest along the slopes of the Andes from Venezuala to Bolivia.
A medium sized solitary palm which can get to 10m tall, with a pale green trunk, and dark green pinnate leaves.
Warm, sheltered and moist. Looks best when planted in groups.
Figure 1. C. linearis
Figure 2. C. linearis leaf detail
Figure 3. C. linearis inflorescence
Contributed by: Ian Edwards (Figure 1,2&3)
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