Bactris ferruginea

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Figure 1. B. ferruginea in habitat, Recife, Brazil.

Contents

Distribution & Habitat:

South American rainforest.

Description:

Small understory palm with a spiny trunk.

Culture:

Warm sheltered and moist.



Contributed by:

Gileno Machado (Figure 1)

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