Euterpe precatoria var. longivaginata

Family: Arecaceae    Palm Tree

Common Name: None known

Scientific Synonymy:
Euterpe macrospadix, Euterpe karsteniana, Euterpe leucospadix, Plectis oweniana, Euterpe kalbreyeri, Euterpe microcarpa, Euterpe panamensis, Rooseveltia frankliniana, Euterpe rhodoxyla

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

Euterpe precatoria var. longivaginata Information

Stems relatively short, solitary or clustered. Leaf rachis covered with small brown to black scales on the lower surface; pinnae moderately pendulous, 2-3 cm wide, with 2 major veins on each side of the mid-rib.

General Information:
Low to high elevations in the Andes and Central America. Plants from W Ecuador and the Andes belong to this variety.


Native to, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Virgin Islands British, Virgin Islands US

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