Oenocarpus circumtextus

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Oenocarpus (oh-eh-no-KAR-puhs)
circumtextus (sir-cuhm-teks-tuhs)
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La Pedrera, Colombia. Photo by Dr. Andrew J. Henderson/Palmweb.
Scientific Classification
Genus: Oenocarpus (oh-eh-no-KAR-puhs)
Species:
circumtextus (sir-cuhm-teks-tuhs)
Synonyms
None set.
Native Continent
America
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Morphology
Habit: Solitary
Leaf type: Pinnate
Culture
Survivability index
Common names
None.

Habitat and Distribution

Brazil North, and Colombia.
Colombia. Natural Population Oenocarpus circumtextus in Cerro Yupati - the small bacaba (3-4 m tall), Whose discovery was made by Von Martius in 1819 in this same location.

Description

Culture

Comments and Curiosities


External Links

References

Phonetic spelling of Latin names by edric.

Special thanks to Geoff Stein, (Palmbob) for his hundreds of photos, edric.

Special thanks to Palmweb.org, Dr. John Dransfield, Dr. Bill Baker & team, for their volumes of information and photos, edric.

Glossary of Palm Terms; Based on the glossary in Dransfield, J., N.W. Uhl, C.B. Asmussen-Lange, W.J. Baker, M.M. Harley & C.E. Lewis. 2008. Genera Palmarum - Evolution and Classification of the Palms. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. All images copyright of the artists and photographers (see images for credits).


Many Special Thanks to Ed Vaile for his long hours of tireless editing and numerous contributions.

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