Chamaedorea pinnatifrons

Family: Arecaceae    Palm Tree

Common Name: None known

Cold Hardiness Zone: 8b     View the UK and US zone maps

Chamaedorea pinnatifrons Information

Stems solitary 0.5-4.5 m tall and 0.5-3 cm diameter, errect or sometimes sprawling and then rooting at the nodes. Leaves 3-10, pinnate; leaflets to 2-8 per side, sigmoid, to 11-40 cm long and 2-15 cm wide. Inflorescences erect to horizontal; males and females similar, with 2-45 flowering branches; fruits globose to ellipsoid, to 0.5-1.5 cm long and 0.4-0.5 cm diameter, always passing from green to orange or red and finally black.

General Information:
Widespread and variable.


Native to, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Venezuela

Lowland to montane forest, at 40-2700 m elevation.

Location: Ecuador (-17.826385°N, -64.055267°E)

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