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Distribution & Habitat:
Rainforest from Southern Mexico to South America
An unusual elliptical leaved climbing palm with very spiny stems and leaves.
Looks very similar to the rattan palm of south-east Asia, but not related at all. The canes are however used for weaving baskets etc.
Warm, sheltered and moist. Cold sensitive.
Jose M. Zerolo (Figure 1,2,3,4&5)