Chamaedorea pinnatifrons

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Figure 1. C. pinnatifrons female inflorescence

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Common Names:

Unknown

Distribution & Habitat:

Found in moist, shady forests from Mexico thru to Bolivia.

Description:

A small/medium sized, slender, solitary palm up to 3.5m tall. It has leaves up to 50cm long with pale green, thin, lanceolate leaflets.

Culture:

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


Figure 2. C. pinnatifrons male inflorescence
Figure 3. C. pinnatifrons


Contributed by:

Ian Edwards (Figures 1,2&3)

External Links:

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