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This species is accepted, and its native range is Panama.

[PW]
Distribution
PANAMA. Cocle. Colon. Panama. Veraguas.
General Description
Habit: solitary, decumbent with prostrate portion longer than erect portion, to 2-3 m long, briefly erect to 1 m tall. Stem: 5-10mm diam., creeping, rooting at nodes where touching ground, green, prominently ringed, internodes 5-10 cm long. Leaves: 4-5, erect-spreading, bifid or sometimes pinnate; sheath to 15 cm long, tubular, obliquely open apically, light green, longitudinally striate-nerved; petiole to 10 cm long, flat and graygreen above, gray-green and rounded below; rachis 5-15 cm long, angled and gray-green above, rounded below and with a pale yellow or light green band extending onto sheath; rachis, petiole, and upper part of sheath densely but minutely White-spotted; blade 15-25 x 20-30 cm, incised apically to 3f4 its length, lobes broadly divergent, 15-25 x 4-12 cm, lanceolate, slightly sigmoid, dull green orgray-green, ± thick, acuminate, 8-10 primary nerves above, exterior margin toothed toward apex, or infrequently blade pinnate with a pair of small basal pinnae, these 8-12 x 1.5-3 cm, lanceolate, sigmoid, acuminate, narrowed basally, 2-3 prominent nerves above. Inflorescences: infrafoliar, emerging well below or behind leaves, erect-ascending; peduncles 10-15 cm long, erect and green to greenish yellow in flower, erect or spreading and red-orange in fruit; bracts 5-6, prophyll 5 mm long, 2nd bract 1 cm, 3rd 2-3 cm, 4th 4 cm, 5th 6-8 cm, 6th 8-10 cm, tubular, abruptly flared apically, longitudinally striate-nerved, acute-acuminate, bifid, uppermost not exceeding peduncle. Staminate with 2-3 rachillae or rarely spicate, to 15-20 cm long, 1.5 mm diam., erect, finely longitudinally striated. Pistillate spicate or less often forked; bracts similar to those ofstaminate; rachis or flower-bearing portion to 15-20 cm long, 2 mm diam., finely longitudinally striated, erect and greenish yellow in flower, erect or spreading and red-orange in fruit. Flowers: Staminate rather densely arranged, 2 x 2.5 mm in bud, subglobose, greenish yellow, just prior to anthesis 2.5 x 2.5 mm, yellowish, ± superficial; calyx 2.5-3 mm across, membranous, lobed, sepals connate in basal 1/2-3/4; petals 2-2.5 x 2.5 mm, rounded-triangular, valvate, only briefly connate basally, spreading apically, acute, obscurely nerved; stamens with filaments very short, anthers 0.75-1.25 mm long, flush against base of pistillode; pistillode 1.5-2 mm high, columnar, broadly lobed apically, flared basally and there adnate to filaments, green or yellowish. Pistillate rather densely arranged, 2 x 2 mm, ovoid-globose, greenish yellow, ± superficial; calyx 1-1.25 x 2.5 mm, deeply lobed, green, fleshy, sepals connate in basal 1/4 petals 2-2.5 x 2 mm, long-triangular, imbricate basally, spreading apically, acute; pistil 2-2.5 x 2 mm, globose, pale orgreenish, styles short, stigma lobes flattened, recurved, pointed. Fruits: 5-8 mm long, ellipsoid-globose, black.
Biology
Wet forest mainly on the Atlantic slope at or near the Continental Divide; 80G-l,000 m elevation.

Native to:

Panamá

Chamaedorea correae Hodel & N.W.Uhl appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Principes 34: 125 (1990)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. & Dransfield, J. (2005). World Checklist of Palms: 1-223. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

Literature

Palmweb - Palms of the World Online

  • Hodel, D. 1992. Chamaedorea Palms, The Species and Their Cultivation. The International Palm Society.

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Palmweb - Palms of the World Online
Palmweb 2011. Palmweb: Palms of the World Online. Published on the internet http://www.palmweb.org. Accessed on 21/04/2013
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