Attalea insignis (Mart.) Drude, Nat. Pflanzenfam. , Nachtr. 1: 56 (1897)

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Map uses TDWG level 3 distributions (
Colombiapresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae)B
Ecuadorpresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae)B
W part of the Amazon basin in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Brazil.
Distribution in Ecuador. In Ecuador it is infrequent on poorly drained soil and in periodically flooded areas E of the Andes. It is rarely observed outside the forest, although it has been reported to be weedy in other parts of its distributional range (Henderson, 1995). (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


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