Collection Details

Species: Chamaedorea pinnatifrons

Arecaceae Chamaedorea pinnatifrons
J. P. Janovec , C. Nayahuacca, & V. Yumbato 2103

Collection Date: 16 May 2001
Determined By: A. Henderson
Determination Date: 1 January 2003
Institution: NY


Continent: South America

Country: Peru

Region: Madre de Díos

Subregion: Manu Province

Closest Town: Puerto Maldonado

Locality Description: Los Amigos Biological Station, Madre de Dios River, ca. 7.0 km upriver from mouth of Río Los Amigos. New trail parallel to river, leading to the cocha grande. second level floodplain.

Locality Site Specific: Trocha Bajio.

DD Latitude: -12.57

DD Longitude: -70.1

Elevation: 270-270 m


Habitat Description: Lowland tropical to subtropical moist forest. Low, young floodplain forest of Rio Los Amigos rising to forest on a ridge that leads to the high terrace forest. Trail undulating through young terraces rarely flooded dominated by Otoba parvifolia, to low

Soil Description: Soil moist to wet, sandy, alluvial.

Habitat: Terrestrial

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Herbaceous 2.5 m. Leaves 5. Pinnae 5. Infructescence branches orange. Immature fruit orange. Mature fruit black.

Habit: Palm

Other Data

Research Site: Los Amigos Conservation Concession & Biological Station

Project: Los Amigos Botany