Syagrus orinocensis

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Figure 1. S. orinocensis at Palmetum de Tenerife

Contents

Synonymy:

Cocos orinocensis, Syagrus stenopetala, Syagrus allenii

Common Names:

Unknown

Distribution & Habitat:

Rainforest from Colombia to Venezuela.

Description:

A very attractive, tall, solitary palm with strongly recurved leaves.

Culture:

Sunny, moist, but well drained position.

(Canary Islands).

Figure 2. S. orinocensis lower trunk detail.
Figure 3. S. orinocensis inflorescence


Contributed by:

Jose M. Zerolo (Figure 1,2&3)

External Links:

Kew, PalmWeb, JSTOR, Trebrown

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