Acrocomia hassleri

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Figure 1. A. hassleri in habitat, Brazil

Contents

Synonymy:

Several

Common Names:

Unknown

Distribution:

Brazil and Paraguay

Habitat:

Open savannah.

Description:

A small acaulescent palm with thin grass-like leaflets.

General:

Very rare.

Culture:

Unknown in cultivation. From its habitat it would like a sunny, moist, but well drained position. Probably drought and frost tolerant.


Figure 2. A. hassleri inflorescence


Contributed by:

Emerson Rog"rio Salviani
(Figure 1&2)

External Links:

Kew, PalmWeb, eMonocot, JSTOR, Trebrown

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