Bactris glandulosa var. glandulosa

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Distribution

Map uses TDWG level 3 distributions (http://www.nhm.ac.uk/hosted_sites/tdwg/geogrphy.html)
Colombiapresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae)B
Costa Ricapresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae)B
Panamápresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae)B
Costa Rica (Cartago, Heredia, Limón, Puntarenas, San José), Panama (Bocas del Toro, Chiriquí, Coclé, Colón, San BIas, Veraguas) and Colombia (Antioquia, Chocó).
Lowland to montane forest, 20-1150 m elevation. (Henderson, A.J., Bactris (Palmae) in Flora Neotropica Monographs 79. 2000)A

Common Name

  • Costa Rica: guiscoyol. Panama: caña cajina, palma branca. (Henderson, A.J., Bactris (Palmae) in Flora Neotropica Monographs 79. 2000)A

Description

  • Leaves usually pinnate, sometimes simple; pinnae (or blade) densely pilose abaxially.
    Inflorescences interfoliar; pistillate corolla with long, contorted spinules. Several specimens of this variety have simple leaves (e.g., Henderson et ai., 1819, 1824). (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