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Astrocaryum alatumLoomisAstrocaryum alatum
Common Name: Palm / Coquito

PhylumClassOrderFamilyGenusSpecies
MagnoliophytaMagnoliopsidaArecalesArecaceaeAstrocaryumalatum
Habitat
Grows in rainforests, marshes and riversides.

Distribution
Caribbean

Characteristics
A palm tree that reaches from 2 to 4 m in height. Flowers are a yellowish white color and fruits oval and spiny.

In Bocas Del Toro
Reported ByMarianne Akers/Rolando Perez
LocalityIsla Popa, Isla Colon, Isla Bastimentos & mainland.

Compiled by
Rebecca Rissanen, Miryam Venegas
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Reference
Rolando Perez & Richard Condit
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