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Distribution & Habitat:
A very elegant and attractive small/medium sized clustering palm up to 4m tall.
Only recently discovered (by Don Hodel in 1992, during research for his definitive book on Chamaedoreas Chamaedorea Palms - The Species and Their Cultivation), this is said to be one of the most beautifull of the Chameadoreas.
A sheltered, moist but well drained position. Frost tolerant but a slow grower.
Colin Wilson (Figure 1,2&3)
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