Chamaedorea graminifolia

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Figure 1. C. graminifolia seedlings.


Common Names:

Xiat Palm

Distribution & Habitat:

Rainforest in Guatemala.


A medium sized solitary palm to 5m tall with long pinnate leaves, and thin leaflets.


Keep sheltered, and moist, but well drained. Slow growing.

Figure 2. C. graminifolia.
Figure 4. C. graminifolia.
Figure 5. C. graminifolia

Contributed by:

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

External Links:

Kew, PalmWeb, eMonocot, JSTOR, Trebrown

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