Family: Arecaceae Palm Tree
Common Name: None known
Cold Hardiness Zone: 9b View the UK and US zone maps
A rare palm in cultivation, however, quite widespread in the wild in montane rain forest to about 1500 m in the Andes. It forms a slender, solitary trunk to about 10 m tall which holds a spreading crown of finely pinnate leaves.
Native to, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panama, Peru
Montane rain forest, at 350-1800 m elevation.
Location: Colombia (1.104424°N, -78.222656°E)
Map may not represent the complete natural distribution. (Markers display observation data).
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