Socratea salazarii H.E.Moore, Principes 7: 112 (1963)

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Distribution

Map uses TDWG level 3 distributions (http://www.nhm.ac.uk/hosted_sites/tdwg/geogrphy.html)
Boliviapresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae)B
Brazil Northpresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae)B
Perupresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae)B
Eastern Andean foothills and the westernmost part of the Amazon basin in Peru, Brasil, and N Bolivia.
Distribution in Ecuador. Not known from Ecuador, but may eventually be found there as it occurs very close to the SE border of Ecuador with Peru. (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. Stems solitary or occasionally clustered. Pinnae simple. (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

Use Record

  • Socratea salazarii H.E.Moore: Es muy poco utilizada porque los tallos son delgados, algunas veces el tronco sirve como cerco de gallineros y paredes divisorias de habitaciones pequeñas. (Chávez, F., Estudio preliminar de la familia Arecaceae (Palmae) en el Parque Nacional del Manu (Pakitza y Cocha Cashu). 1996)
    Use CategoryUse Sub CategoryPlant PartHuman GroupEthnic GroupCountry
    ConstructionHousesStemNot identifiedN/APeru
    EnvironmentalFencesStemNot identifiedN/APeru
  • Socratea salazarii H.E.Moore: Spear/bow. Trunk. (Kvist, L., M.K. Andersen, J. Stagegaard, M. Hesselsoe, and C. Llapapasca, Extraction from woody plants in flood plain communities in Amazonian Peru: use, choice, evaluation and conservation status of resoruces. 2001)
    Use CategoryUse Sub CategoryPlant PartHuman GroupEthnic GroupCountry
    Utensils and ToolsHunting and fishingStemMestizoN/APeru
  • Socratea salazarii H.E.Moore: Spiny aerial root used as coarse grater; temporary thatch. (Shepard, G.H., D.W. Yu, M. Lizarralde, et al., Rain forest habitat classification among the Matsigenka of the Peruvian Amazon. 2001)
    Use CategoryUse Sub CategoryPlant PartHuman GroupEthnic GroupCountry
    Utensils and ToolsDomesticRootIndigenousMatsigenkaPeru
    ConstructionThatchEntire leafIndigenousMatsigenkaPeru
  • Socratea salazarii H.E.Moore: Wood for construction. (…). This pole is made from the trunk of either Wettinia augusta Spruce (Mejia 0089) or Socratea cf. salazarii Moore (Mejia 0065), both plants known locally as "ponilla." (Mejía, K., Las palmeras en los mercados de Iquitos. 1992)
    Use CategoryUse Sub CategoryPlant PartHuman GroupEthnic GroupCountry
    ConstructionHousesStemMestizoN/APeru

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