Geonoma cuneata subsp. linearis (Burret) A.J.Hend., Phytotaxa 17: 60 (2011)

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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
From 0°35-5°45'N and 76°25-78°56'W in western Colombia and Ecuador at 112(10-300) m elevation in lowland rainforest along the banks of fast-flowing streams. (Henderson, A.J. (2011) A revision of Geonoma. Phytotaxa 17: 1-271.)A

Description

  • Leaves pinnate; petioles drying green or yellowish; veins raised and rectangular in cross-section adaxially; rachis 40.3(24.0-80.5) cm long; pinnae 7(4-10) per side of rachis.
    Inflorescences staminate flowers deciduous after anthesis; non-fertilized pistillate flowers deciduous after anthesis. (Henderson, A.J. (2011) A revision of Geonoma. Phytotaxa 17: 1-271.)A

Use Record

  • Geonoma linearis Burret: Cayapas. Ritual plant. (Barfod, A., and H. Balslev, The use of palms by the Cayapas and Coaiqueres on the Coastal plain of Ecuador. 1988 (as Geonoma linearis Burret))
    Use CategoryUse Sub CategoryPlant PartHuman GroupEthnic GroupCountry
    CulturalRitualEntire plantIndigenousCayapaEcuador
  • Geonoma linearis Burret: Used against stomach pain. (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 (as Geonoma linearis Burret))
    Use CategoryUse Sub CategoryPlant PartHuman GroupEthnic GroupCountry
    Medicinal and VeterinaryDigestive systemNot specifiedIndigenousCayapaEcuador

Bibliography

A. Henderson, A.J. (2011) A revision of Geonoma. Phytotaxa 17: 1-271.
B. World Checklist of Arecaceae