Wettinia minima

Family: Arecaceae    Palm Tree

Common Name: None known

Cold Hardiness Zone: 9b     View the UK and US zone maps

Identification:
Stems solitary to 6 m tall and 2.5-3 cm diameter. Leaves arranged in one plane, with a short but prominent crownshaft; leaflets short, devided to the base into 4-7 segments, spreading in different planes. Inflorescences with 4-7 flowering branches; fruits ellipsoid to almost globose, 1.5-1.6 cm long, smooth; endosperm slightly ruminate.

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Distribution:

Native to, Ecuador

Only known from one small location at 1500-1700 m elevation.

Location: Ecuador (-2.729302°N, -77.993149°E)

Observations
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