Bactris maraja var. chaetospatha (Mart.) A.J.Hend., Palms Amazon : 205 (1995)

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Distribution

Map uses TDWG level 3 distributions (http://www.nhm.ac.uk/hosted_sites/tdwg/geogrphy.html)
Brazil North present (World Checklist of Arecaceae)B
Peru present (World Checklist of Arecaceae)B
Peru (Loreto) and Brazil (western Amazonas), lowland rain forest at low elevations. (Henderson, A.J., Bactris (Palmae) in Flora Neotropica Monographs 79. 2000)A

Description

  • Sheath, petiole, and rachis with moderate covering of flattened, brown or black spines; blade simple, 55-90 cm long, not pilose abaxially.
    Inflorescences interfoliar; peduncular bract velvety brown-spinulose, with flattened, brownish spines to 8 mm long especially at the apex; rachillae 2-9; fruits to 1.5 cm diam., broadly obovoid, minutely spinulose. (Henderson, A.J., Bactris (Palmae) in Flora Neotropica Monographs 79. 2000)A

Bibliography

    A. Henderson, A.J., Bactris (Palmae) in Flora Neotropica Monographs 79. 2000
    B. World Checklist of Arecaceae