Chamaedorea pochutlensis

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Figure 1. C. pochutlensis

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Distribution & Habitat:

Mexican (Sinaloa to Oaxaca) rainforest.

Description:

A small/medium sized clumping palm, very similar to Chamaedorea costaricana, and grows to about 3m. Has attractive, finely pinnate leaves.

Culture:

Lightly shaded, moist, but well drained position. Doesn't like to dry out. Good for warm temperate climates.

Figure 2. C. pochutlensis
Figure 3. C. pochutlensis sheath


Contributed by:

Ian Edwards (Figure 1,2&3)

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Kew, PalmWeb, JSTOR, Trebrown

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