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This species is accepted, and its native range is Costa Rica to N. Ecuador.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 50 - 1300 m.; Andes, Pacífico.
Morphology General Habit
Subarbusto, arbusto, palma solitaria
Conservation
Preocupación Menor

[PW]
Biology
Wet forest on the Atlantic slope; to 850 m elevation.
Distribution
PANAMA. San Blas. Vergaguas. ECUADOR. Carchi. Cotopaxi. Pichincha. COSTA RICA? Central America and N Ecuador (until now not recorded in between) in premontane wet and pluvial forest, at 500-1600m elevation.
General Description
Understorey palm. Stem to 2 m tall, 1.5-2.5 cm in diameter, often with adventitious roots on the proximal nodes. Leaves erect, bluish metallic green; blade simple 60-80 cm long, 25-30 cm wide. Inflorescences one per node, infrafoliar, often borne close to the base of the stem, 35-40 cm long; branches 5-10, to 10 cm long, those of female inflorescences becoming red in fruit. Fruits elliptic, 10-15 mm long, black. Habit: solitary, decumbent to erect, 1.5-3 m tall. Stem: 1.3-1.6 cm diam., smooth, green, ringed, internodes 5-12 cm long, rooting along its length Leaves: 4, spreading, bifid, rarely pinnate; sheath 19-26 cm long, obliquely open apically, green; petiole 15-45 cm long, ± flat and green above, rounded, rough, and gray-green below; rachis 35-60 cm long, angled and gray-green above, rounded, rough, and gray-green below, yellowish below when dry; blade 50-80 x 12-25 cm, oblong, incised apically 1/5-1/4 its length, bright glossy green, margins coarsely toothed toward apex, rarely with few small basal pinnae, 20-24 primary nerves on each side of rachis, these sharply angled above, slender, sigmoid, prominent below, ± erose-margined. Inflorescences: infrafoliar, borne well below the leaves. Staminate with peduncle 40 cm long, erect; bracts 6; rachis 5 cm long, slightly flexuous; rachillae 10, these 25-33 cm long, drooping. Pistillate with peduncle 18-60 cm long, erect; bracts 5-6; rachis 2-3 cm long, slightly flexuous, orange in fruit; rachillae 3-6, these 10-30 cm long, drooping and yellow to orange in fruit. Flowers: Staminate 1.1-1.3 x 1.8-1.9 mm; calyx 0.3-0.4 mm high, lobed, sepals connate in basal 1/2; petals valvate in bud, apparently free at anthesis, nerveless or obscurely nerved; stamens with anthers 0.6 mm long, ± reniform; pistillode 0.4 mm high, stout, anvil-shaped. Pistillate 2.2-2.5 mm long, suburceolate; calyx 0.5-0.6 x 2.5-2.8 mm, lobed, nerved, sepals connate and/or imbricate basally; petals obscurely nerved externally, prominently 15-nerved within, constricted toward base where connate in a tube 0.2-0.3 mm high; staminodes lacking; pistil 1.5-1.9 mm long, styles short, stigma lobes separated. Fruits: 6.8-7.5 x 5.6-5.8 mm, broadly ellipsoid, green to yellow (presumably immature).

Native to:

Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panamá

Chamaedorea deneversiana Grayum & Hodel appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1992 de Nevers, G. [5553], Panama K000462921 isotype
Panama K001447193
Panama K001447194
Panama K001447195
Madison, M.T.; Besse, L. [7062], Ecuador K001447196

First published in Principes 35: 133 (1991)

Accepted by

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
  • 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

  • Borchsenius F., Borgtoft-Pedersen H. and Baslev H. 1998. Manual to the Palms of Ecuador. AAU Reports 37. Department of Systematic Botany, University of Aarhus, Denmark in collaboration with Pontificia Universidad Catalica del Ecuador
  • Hodel, D. 1992. Chamaedorea Palms, The Species and Their Cultivation. The International Palm Society.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K001447195
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K001447196
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Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K001447193
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K001447194

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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