Bactris grayumii

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Figure 2. B. grayumii leaf underside.


Distribution & Habitat:

Rainforest in Nicaragua and Costa Rica.


An attractive, small, solitary, spiny palm with either sparsely pinnate or undivided leaves.


Warm, sheltered and moist. Rarely seen in cultivation.

Figure 1. B. grayumii in habitat.

Contributed by:

Rolf Kyburz,

(Figure 1&2)

External Links:

Kew, PalmWeb, JSTOR, Trebrown

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