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Chelyocarpus repens F.Kahn & K.Mejia

Specimen

MNHN-P-P00725171
AME (America)

Taxonomy

Arecaceae
Chelyocarpus repens F.Kahn & K.Mejia

Origin

in the lower Ucayali River basin, near Jenaro Herrera
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K. Mejia
1987-7-21
4° 55' 0.012'' S ; 73° 40' 0.012'' O
procubent palm with a creeping stipe, up to 1m long and 7 cm in diam. Leaves palmate with slender, erect petiole, 1.2-1.6m long. Fruit greenish, globose, 2.5 cm in diam. Epicarp smooth, not tessellate.
Understory of terra firme forest on acrisol

Determination history

Principes 32(2):69.1988
chantier de numerisation 2010-2012