Wettinia anomala (Burret) R.Bernal, Caldasia 17: 368 (1995)

Primary tabs

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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
Ecuadorpresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae)B
E slopes of the Andes in S Colombia and Ecuador. (Borchsenius F., Borgtoft-Pedersen H. and Baslev H. 1998. Manual to the Palms of Ecuador. AAU Reports 37. Department of Systematic Botany, University of Aarhus, Denmark in collaboration with Pontificia Universidad Catalica del Ecuador)A

Conservation

  • Vulnerable (Borchsenius & Skov 1999). Criteria A1c, B2c (Borchsenius F., Borgtoft-Pedersen H. and Baslev H. 1998. Manual to the Palms of Ecuador. AAU Reports 37. Department of Systematic Botany, University of Aarhus, Denmark in collaboration with Pontificia Universidad Catalica del Ecuador)A

Description

  • Subcanopy palm. Stem solitary, 6-15 m tall and 8-15 cm in diameter, smooth. Leaves 2.5-4.5 m long; pinnae 20-45 on each side, entire, pendulous, with a yellow to rusty indument below, the central ones 100-125 cm long and 8-10 cm wide, with ca. 15-20 prominent veins. Inflorescences 5-17 per node; peduncle 15-30 cm long; rachis 8-45 cm long; branches 20-50, to 30 cm long. Male flowers ca. 8 mm long, with 8-9 stamens. Female flowers dispersed along the branches. Fruit minutely warty, 1.5-2 cm long and ca. 1.5 cm in diameter. (Borchsenius F., Borgtoft-Pedersen H. and Baslev H. 1998. Manual to the Palms of Ecuador. AAU Reports 37. Department of Systematic Botany, University of Aarhus, Denmark in collaboration with Pontificia Universidad Catalica del Ecuador)A

Bibliography

A. Borchsenius F., Borgtoft-Pedersen H. and Baslev H. 1998. Manual to the Palms of Ecuador. AAU Reports 37. Department of Systematic Botany, University of Aarhus, Denmark in collaboration with Pontificia Universidad Catalica del Ecuador
B. World Checklist of Arecaceae