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Distribution & Habitat:
Found along rainforest streams in Hispaniola.
A clumping palm with spiny trunks to about 3m tall, and 8cm in diameter. Leaves are pinnate, slightly recurved and up to 1.5m long, with up to 60 pairs of leaflets. It has a white inflorescence and brown fruit.
Sunny, moist, tropical to warm sub-tropical position. Doesn't mind wet feet.
Ryan Gallivan (Figure 1)