Dictyocaryum H.Wendl., Bonplandia (Hannover) 8: 106 (1860)

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Map uses TDWG level 3 distributions (http://www.nhm.ac.uk/hosted_sites/tdwg/geogrphy.html)
Boliviapresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae )B
Brazil Northpresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae )B
Colombiapresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae )B
Ecuadorpresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae )B
Guyanapresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae )B
Panamápresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae )B
Perupresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae )B
Venezuelapresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae )B

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    • Dictyocaryum H.Wendl.: (…). The trunk of Oenocarpus mapora is sometimes used as a house post. In the construction of secondary or temporary buildings, the use of the trunks of Jessenia bataua has also been observed. The floors of village houses are commonly made from the beaten trunk of Iriartea deltoidea, Dictyocaryum sp. (Mejia 0065), known locally as "pona colorada" and Socratea exorrhiza (Mart.) Wendl. (Mejia 0121) or "cashapona." (Mejía, K., Las palmeras en los mercados de Iquitos. 1992)
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