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Distribution & Habitat:
This hybrid occurs naturally in areas where the species Syagrus pleioclada and Syagrus duartei grow together, found in central Minas Gerais - Brazil, between Diamantina and Santana do Riacho municipality.
Solitary palm, up to 1.70 m tall. Stem 10 cm diam., ringed, covered with leaf base remains. Leaves 10, erect, 0.7–0.8 m long; leaflets 35–40 per side, irregularly arranged, clustered, inserted in 2 or 4 planes, leaflets groups rather distant from each other by 5–8 cm. Inflorescences 80–90 cm long; Fruits 4.5 3 cm, ovoid, maturing cream or yellowish green, covered by ferruginous indument; endocarp 3.2 2 cm, ovoid.
This palm has a prehistoric appearance, possibly shows a slow development. Flowering and fruiting during the summer.
Kelen P. Soares, see PALMS 58(2): p.87-100. 2014.