Chamaedorea hooperiana

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Figure 2. C. hooperiana stem bases

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Common Names:

Maya Palm

Distribution & Habitat:

Mexico rainforest.

Description:

A very elegant and attractive small/medium sized clustering palm up to 4m tall.

General:

Only recently discovered (by Don Hodel in 1992, during research for his definitive book on Chamaedoreas Chamaedorea Palms - The Species and Their Cultivation), this is said to be one of the most beautifull of the Chameadoreas.

Culture:

A sheltered, moist but well drained position. Frost tolerant but a slow grower.


Figure 1. C. hooperiana
Figure 3. C. hooperiana infructescence.


Contributed by:

Colin Wilson (Figure 1,2&3)

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