Mauritiella macroclada

Family: Arecaceae    Palm Tree

Common Name: None known

Scientific Synonymy:
Mauritia macroclada, Lepidococcus macrocladus, Mauritiella pacifica, Mauritia pacifica

Cold Hardiness Zone: 11     View the UK and US zone maps

Identification:
Stems solitary or clustered, to 10 m tall and 15 cm diameter. Leaves 6-12; blade split into about 60 leaflets, these to 4.5 cm wide. Fruits ellipsoid-oblong, 2-2.5 cm long and 1.8-2 cm diameter, reddish brown.

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Distribution:

Native to, Colombia, Ecuador

Seasonally or permanently inundated areas, at low elevations but occasionally reaching 1000 m elevation on western Andean slops.

Location: Columbia, Ecuador (2.309433°N, -78.178711°E)

Observations
Map may not represent the complete natural distribution. (Markers display observation data).
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