Chamaedorea linearis

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Figure 1. C. linearis

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Common Names:

Unknown

Distribution & Habitat:

Grows in rainforest along the slopes of the Andes from Venezuala to Bolivia.

Description:

A medium sized solitary palm which can get to 10m tall, with a pale green trunk, and dark green pinnate leaves.

Culture:

Warm, sheltered and moist. Looks best when planted in groups.


Figure 2. C. linearis leaf detail
Figure 3. C. linearis inflorescence


Contributed by:

Ian Edwards (Figure 1,2&3)

External Links:

Kew, PalmWeb, JSTOR, Trebrown

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