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Specimen: K001447023
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Family: Arecaceae Type Status:
Current Name: Chamaedorea allenii L.H.Bailey Phenology:
Collector: Sugden, A. Plant Parts:
Collector no: 623 Item: Other
Collection Date: 28/03/1979 Project: ColPlantA
Country: Panama Habitat: Terrain mostly steep. Soil red clay, pH c. 7.0. Rainfall c. 4000mm p.a.; dry season December to April. Forest canopy continuous at 25m, with buttressed emergents to 45m, and c. 200 woody species per hectare. Understorey strikingly rich in palms.
Location: Comarca de San Blas. Evergreen lowland seasonal rainforest on the Aila Tiwar (Rio Acla). Plant Description: Small palm, on semi-erect stem 1cm diameter, 30cm high, with irregular geniculations 1-5cm apart. Fronds 7, 150-175cm long. Pinnae 6, apex fishtail. Inflorescences arising from axils of 3rd and 4th leaves, with green spathes. Inflorescences pendent and fl
Lat and Long: 8 48 30 N , 77 40 30 W General Comments: 'Operation Drake' Phase I & II; Some fls. in spirit; Pollen material taken from this specimen for study at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
Data Source: label
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Altitude: 25.0-100.0 m
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Determination History:
Scientific Name Determiner Determination Date Type of? Determination Notes
Chamaedorea allenii L.H.Bailey  Dransfield, J.  31/01/1980   
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Cite as: http://specimens.kew.org/herbarium/K001447023
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