Chamaedorea klotzschiana

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Figure 1. C. klotzschiana at Naples Botanic Gardens.


Common Names:


Distribution & Habitat:

Rainforest in Veracruz, Mexico, at an altitude of betwenn 500 and 1200m.


A small, attractive, solitary palm with long arching leaves. Leaflets are broad, bright green, and irregularly clustered.


A popular plant wih collectors.


Warm, sheltered and moist.

Figure 2. C. klotzschiana
Figure 3. C. klotzschiana female inflorescence.
Figure 4. C. klotzschiana male inflorescence.

Contributed by:

Angelo Porcelli (Figure 1)
Ian Edwards (Figure 2,3&4)

External Links:

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