Chamaedorea pedunculata

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Figure 1. C. pedunculata leaf detail.

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Distribution & Habitat:

Rainforest on the Atlantic and Pcific coasts of Costa Rica.

Description:

A small to medium sized solitary palm which can get up to 4 metres tall, and has glossy green pinnate leaves. Very similar in appearance to C. macrospadix.

Culture:

Warm, sheltered and moist.


Figure 2. C. pedunculata
Figure 3. C. pedunculata trunk detail.


Contributed by:

Colin Wilson (Figure 1,2&3)

External Links:

Kew, PalmWeb, eMonocot, JSTOR, Trebrown

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