Apr 15 2020

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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Iriartea deltoidea

It is usual in Iriartea for lowland populations below ca. For some time, RCF and local farmers have experimented with this palm. Inflorescence pendulous at anthesis, to 2 m long, buds developing below crownshaft and erect at first, soon becoming de-curved and eventually horn-shaped; peduncle terete, curved, cm long, half-encircling stem and then abruptly narrowing to cm in diam.

The leaves are up to 5 m long, and pinnate. Due to its similarity in hardness and density in the stem, it is desired to verify the high lignin content in the chonta palm, since, if its chemical structure were similar, it could be used as the guadua in the construction of houses, as material Reinforcement and attractive color as landscaping element, it is known that the mechanical properties of lignin make it special, even today is the raw material of carbon fibers useful for the materials industry.


Developmental evidence helps resolve the evolutionary origins of anther appendages in Globba Zingiberaceae. Under extreme cold conditions we recommend you keep this palm as dry as possible, and well wrapped up.

Iriartea deltoidea Ruiz & Pav. | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science

This species is interpreted from the type, description, and other collections from at or near the type locality Henderson et al. Martius recognized that this species was similar to I. Iriarteinae Arecaceae genera Trees of Peru. Growth strategies of the arborescent palm Iriartea deltoidea in a western Amazonian forest Mayra Ninazunta. Since these are so heavy they are only used for downstream travel.

Large specimens are selected and carefully felled. The trunks are iriarteaa, smooth and sometimes are loaded with epiphytes bromeliads, orchids, ferns. Dugand believed that the type locality iiartea be in present-day Colombia.

Finding coleoptera in the cellulose and trunk of the palms.

Common in its native home, it is little known in cultivation and should be much more widely grown. The iso type is similar. These differences are slight and are not considered significant.


Brazilian Flora Arecaceae Palms: Chazdon, holding a modified crossbow used for sampling tall canopy tree leaves delotidea my field assistant Rigoberto G. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link from Wikidata.

For warm subtropical and tropical areas. Baker Image credit to Palmweb.

We explored whether palm growth responds to: The heart and seeds are occasionally eaten. Large specimens are selected and carefully felled. The type of Deckeria corneto consists of four sheets, with a leaf section and rachillae with sta-minate and pistillate flowers. Iriartea megalocarpa Burret Iriartea phaeocarpa Mart.


Iriartea weberbaueri Burret Iriartea xanthorhiza Klotzsch ex Linden. This species does not regenerate well in most fields.

This is considered a monotypic genus. Genus name honors the 18th century Spanish patron of learning, Bernardo de Yriarte. The fruit is a 2-cm diameter drupeand primarily dispersed by bats and toucans.

The mean annual diameter increment was higher 3.