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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. South America to SW. Brazil.
Chamaedorea pauciflora (Arecaceae)

[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. 80 - 410 m.; Amazonia.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba, subarbusto, palma solitaria
Conservation
Preocupación Menor

[PW]
Distribution
Throughout the W Amazon region in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and W Brazil. Frequent in the lowlands of E Ecuador at elevations between 300 and 700 m, rarely up to 1000 m, in the understorey of undisturbed and slightly disturbed forest.
General Description
Understorey palm. Stem solitary, to 2.5 m tall, 0.5-2 cm in diameter, erect or procumbent, green. Leaf sheath 15-30 cm long, closed for up to 1/3 of its length; blade simple or rarely pinnately divided, 40-80 cm long and 20-35 cm wide. Inflorescences interfoliar, emerging from the closed part of the sheath, to 80 cm long; peduncular bracts 3-4, tubular; male inflorescences to 8 per node, unbranched, erect, green, with orange flowers; female inflorescences single at the nodes, unbranched, erect, first green, later yellow to orange. Fruits black, 10-12 x 7-8 mm.

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru

Chamaedorea pauciflora Mart. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1992 Lechler [2330], Peru K000462917 holotype
Jan 1, 1992 Lechler [2330], Peru K000462918 holotype
Jun 1, 1988 Ecuador K000707449
Trail, J.W.H. [1043], Brazil K000632578 holotype
Trail, J.W.H. [1044], Brazil K000632579 holotype
Ule, E. [5595], Brazil K000462922
Ecuador K001447212
Ecuador K001447213
Peru K001447214
Kahn, F.; Mejia, K. [1790], Peru K001447215
Peru K001447216
Peru K001447217
Peru K001447218
Ecuador K001447219
Ecuador K001447220
Brandbyge, J.; Asanza, E.; Werling, L.; Leth-Nissen, S. [33351], Ecuador K001447221
Ecuador K001447222
Ecuador K001447223
Ecuador K001447224
Ecuador K001447225
Ecuador K001447226

First published in Hist. Nat. Palm. 2: 5 (1823)

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.
  • Lorenzi, H., Noblick, L.R., Kahn, F. & Ferreira, E. (2010). Brazilian Flora Arecaceae (Palms): 1-268. Instituto Plantarum de Estudos da Flora LTDA, São Paulo, Brazil.

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

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

  • Lorenzi, H., Noblick, L.R., Kahn, F. & Ferreira, E. (2010). Brazilian Flora Arecaceae (Palms): 1-268. Instituto Plantarum de Estudos da Flora LTDA, São Paulo, Brazil.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K001447220
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K001447212
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K001447223
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K001447213
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K001447224
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K001447221
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K000707449
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K001447222
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K001447216
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K001447217
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K001447214
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K001447225
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K001447215
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K001447226
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K001447218
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K001447219

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/
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Neotropikey
Milliken, W., Klitgard, B. and Baracat, A. (2009 onwards), Neotropikey - Interactive key and information resources for flowering plants of the Neotropics.
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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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