Syagrus inajai

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Figure 1. S. inajai in fruit.

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Distribution & Habitat:

It is found growing on clay soils in the lowland rainforests of northwestern Amazonia.

Description:

Medium sized, solitary palm with a smooth, grey, slender trunk (4-15cm in diameter) to about 20m tall, with long arching, slightly plumose leaves, and long, thin drooping leaflets.

Culture:

Sunny, moist, well drained position in the tropics/warm sub-tropics.


Figure 2. S. inajai
Figure 3. S. inajai
Figure 4. S. inajai juvenile plants in habitat.
Figure 5. S. inajai


Contributed by:

Ti-Palm' Society (Figure 1,2,3&4)
Gileno Machado (Figure 5)

External Links:

Kew, PalmWeb, eMonocot, JSTOR, Trebrown

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