Chamaedorea oblongata

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Figure 1. C. oblongata at Naples Botanic Gardens

Contents

Synonymy:

Chamaedorea lunata

Common Names:

Unknown

Distribution:

Central America

Habitat:

Rainforest

Description:

An small, attractive, solitary palm to about 3m tall, with wide, bright green leaflets.

General:

Culture:

Warm, sheltered and moist. Suitable even for a warm temperate climate.


Figure 2. C. oblongata


Contributed by:

Angelo Porcelli

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