Chamaedorea ernesti-augusti

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Figure 1. C. ernesti-augustii at Naples Botanic Garden



Chamaedorea glazioviana

Distribution & Habitat:

Central American rainforest.


A very attractive, small, solitary palm to about 2m with large simple, deeply notched leaves.


A very popular palm with collectors.


Warm, sheltered and moist.

Figure 2. C. ernesti-augustii
Figure 3. C. ernesti-augustii infructescence.

Contributed by:

Angelo Porcelli (Figure 1)
Jason Cox (Figure 2&3)

External Links:

Kew, PalmWeb, JSTOR, Trebrown, NHM

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