Chamaedorea allenii

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Figure 1. C. allenii seedlings.


Distribution & Habitat:

Endemic to the higher altitude wet forest regions of Panama and Columbia.


A small/medium sized palm to 2m tall with thin leaves, and coarsely veined pinnae.


Cool, sheltered, and moist. Prefers low light levels, and likes lots of water.

Figure 2. C. allenii.
Figure 3. C. allenii.
Figure 4. C. allenii.
Figure 5. C. allenii leaf closeup.

Contributed by:

Colin Wilson (Figure 1,2,3,4&5)

External Links:

Kew, PalmWeb, eMonocot, JSTOR, Trebrown

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