Chamaedorea oreophila

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Figure 1. C. oreophila


Common Names:


Distribution & Habitat:

Mexico in rainforest up to 1500m.


A small, slender, solitary palm, to about 2m, with attractive, narrow, dark green pinnate leaves.


Shady, sheltered, and moist. Likes it very humid.

Figure 2. C. oreophila

Contributed by:

Colin Wilson (Figure 1&2)

External Links:

Kew, PalmWeb, JSTOR, Trebrown

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