Chamaedorea costaricana (2)

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Figure 1. C. costaricana at Huntington Botanical Gardens.


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Distribution & Habitat:

An understory palm from Guatemala.


A small clustering palm to about 2m tall, with attractive pinnate leaves.


Warm, sheltered and moist.

Figure 2. C. costaricana leaf close-up

Contributed by:

Colin Wilson (Figure 1&2)

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