Bactris gracilior

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Figure 1. B. gracilior

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Distribution & Habitat:

Coastal rainforest on the Atlantic side of Central America.

Description:

A small solitary palm with shiny green, pinnate leaves, and slightly curved, spiny stems, which eventually reach about 3m tall. Typically forms small clumps of plants.

Culture:

Warm, sheltered and moist.



Contributed by:

Ian Edwards (Figure 1)

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