Chamaedorea Willd., Sp. Pl. 4: 638 (1806)

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Distribution

Map uses TDWG level 3 distributions (http://www.nhm.ac.uk/hosted_sites/tdwg/geogrphy.html)
Belizepresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae )B
Boliviapresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae )B
Brazil Northpresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae )B
Brazil West-Centralpresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae )B
Colombiapresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae )B
Costa Ricapresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae )B
Ecuadorpresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae )B
El Salvadorpresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae )B
Floridapresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae )B
Guatemalapresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae )B
Hawaiipresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae )B
Honduraspresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae )B
Mexico Centralpresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae )B
Mexico Gulfpresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae )B
Mexico Northeastpresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae )B
Mexico Northwestpresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae )B
Mexico Southeastpresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae )B
Mexico Southwestpresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae )B
Nicaraguapresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae )B
Panamápresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae )B
Perupresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae )B
Venezuelapresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae )B

Common Name

    Use Record

    Uses

    • Chamaedorea Willd.: Dyes for textiles ( Synecanthus warscewiczianus, Chamaedorea sp. Geonoma sp.). (Balslev, H., and A. Barfod, Ecuadorean palms- an overview. 1987)
      Use CategoryUse Sub CategoryPlant PartHuman GroupEthnic GroupCountry
      CulturalDyesNot specifiedNot identifiedN/AEcuador
    • Chamaedorea Willd.: Existen otras seis espeices que también pueden aliviar la diarrea: (...), Chamaedorea sp., del cual se usa la inflorescencia completa en mate 2 veces por día; (...). (...). Medicinal. (Hinojosa, I., Plantas utilizadas por los Mosetenes de Santa Ana (Alto Beni, Depto. La Paz).. 1991)
      Use CategoryUse Sub CategoryPlant PartHuman GroupEthnic GroupCountry
      Medicinal and VeterinaryDigestive systemInflorescenceIndigenousMoseteneBolivia
    • Chamaedorea Willd.: La caña de San Pablo, llamada así porque la emplean como antiofídico, (...). (Pérez-Arbeláez, E., Plantas útiles de Colombia. 1956)
      Use CategoryUse Sub CategoryPlant PartHuman GroupEthnic GroupCountry
      Utensils and ToolsDomesticStemNot identifiedN/AColombia
      EnvironmentalOrnamentalEntire plantNot identifiedN/AColombia
      Medicinal and VeterinaryPoisoningsNot specifiedNot identifiedN/AColombia
      Utensils and ToolsDomesticRootNot identifiedN/AColombia
    • Chamaedorea Willd.: The shoots, called palmitos, and spadices as in similar groups are eaten cooked or in salads and may be excellent. (Macbride, J.F., Flora of Peru Vol. XIII Part 1 Nº 2. 1960)
      Use CategoryUse Sub CategoryPlant PartHuman GroupEthnic GroupCountry
      Human FoodBeveragesInfructescenceNot identifiedN/APeru
      Human FoodFoodPalm heartNot identifiedN/APeru
    • Chamaedorea Willd.: Varias especies de estos géneros servían antiguamente para fabricar, con su tallo y los muñones de sus raíces, los clásicos molinillos con que se sacaba espuma al chocolate. Además son ornamentales. (Pérez-Arbeláez, E., Plantas útiles de Colombia. 1956)
      Use CategoryUse Sub CategoryPlant PartHuman GroupEthnic GroupCountry
      Medicinal and VeterinaryPoisoningsNot specifiedNot identifiedN/AColombia
      Utensils and ToolsDomesticStemNot identifiedN/AColombia
      Utensils and ToolsDomesticRootNot identifiedN/AColombia
      EnvironmentalOrnamentalEntire plantNot identifiedN/AColombia