Iriartea deltoidea. Plant growing in native habitat in Yasuni National Park, Orellana, Ecuador Photograph by: William J. Baker Image credit to Palmweb. Common Names: Stilt Palm, Copa Palm, Barrigona Palm, Huacrapona (local name). Distribution & Habitat: South American rainforest. Abstract. Stem development in palms usually involves the building up of a trunk of maximum diameter before emerging from the ground. Unlike most arboreal.

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The heart and seeds are occasionally deltoideq. It is necessary to perform the entomological study, due to the coleopteran species found at the time of cutting the palms for laboratory tests, due to their variety and importance iriatea is necessary to evaluate their biological and ecological function within the biosystem. Many specimens were found growing along creeks and slopes.

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Iriartea deltoidea – Useful Tropical Plants

Comprehensive information on the plants range and habitat, brief description, some uses and almost photos. Year ISBN Description An excellent book, giving basic information on all the species of palms native to the Americas that were known in It is usual in Iriartea for lowland populations below ca.

It will also be monitored for two years to see the evolution and behavior of the material and its probabilities of being classified as an element suitable for bioconstruction activities Figure 3.


Ann Jose ankara escort. This is a form with deltoieea, odd-shaped seeds from west of the Andes in Ecuador.

The fruit is a 2-cm diameter drupeand primarily dispersed by bats and toucans. Special thanks to Palmweb.

Iriartea deltoidea

This species is interpreted from the type, description, and other collections from at or near the type locality Henderson et al. Inorganic substances, organic compounds, climatic elements, producers, consumers, disintegrators. Fruits dull bluish black, globose, ca. Leavesm long, bushy; pinnae numerous, longitudinally split, spreading in different planes, green on both sides. The development of the investigation has begun with the palm chonta executing stages one and two in the following way:.

It is the most common tree in many forests in which it occurs.


Iriartea Deltoidea and Socratea Exhorriza: More research is needed to learn how to cultivate this palm, which is under heavy harvest pressure in many areas. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. iruartea

Determination of apparent density of the sample [ 5 ]: Inflorescence buds m long, downwards curved, resembling a bulls horn. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. The type has 15 stamens, and Henderson et al.

Martius distinguished his new species on its ventricose stem, pinna shape, and villose staminate calyx. Finding coleoptera in the cellulose and trunk of the palms. The fruit are also eaten by humans, and the wood is used for construction and in handicraft.

Less closely related palms which were at one time presumed to be Iriarteeae are members of the genera CeroxylonDrymophloeusand the monotypic Deckenia nobilis. For many enthusiasts, Iriartea is the grandest of the many stunning palms of South America.


Canoes last about two or three months. The iso type is similar.

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Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 2: Illuminating the systematics of the Spiranthes sinensis species complex Orchidaceae: For some time, RCF and local farmers have experimented with this palm. Animals as toucans, tapirs, monkeys, pigs and rodents eat the fruits. For the accomplishment of laboratory tests, wood of the plucking.

Abstract Stem development in palms usually involves the building up of a trunk of maximum diameter before emerging from the ground. Palms of the World Online. Can’t read the image? Stem more or less ventricose, to 25 m tall, cm in diam. The numerous pinnae are fan-shaped, and held in various planes. The number of peduncular bracts, three, is obviously based on a misinterpretation, probably most had fallen when the illustration was made.

The type of Iriartea gigantea consists of leaf sections and rachillae with staminate and pistillate flowers. In the same way, 3 tests will be performed using the gravimetric method. Common in its native home, it is little known in cultivation and should be much more widely grown. Iriartea weberbaueri Burret Iriartea xanthorhiza Klotzsch ex Linden. Iriartea weberbaueri Burret Iriartea xanthorhiza Klotzsch ex Linden.

Iriartea megalocarpa Burret Iriartea phaeocarpa Mart.