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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The iso type is similar. There remain a few somewhat dubious taxapublished in L’Illustration Horticole in These differences are slight and are not considered significant. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment.

They are made up of elements among which are living beings organized at different hierarchical levels. Views Read View source View history. Catalytic acid hydrolysis treatment of the sample previously treated by hydrolysis was performed. Sustainable Production Alternatives for Integrated Biosystems.

Iriartea deltoidea

We explored whether palm growth responds to: The type of Iriartea weberbaueri consists of approximately 30 fruits. Canoes last about two or three months. The type of Iriartea gigantea consists of leaf sections and rachillae with staminate and pistillate flowers. Retrieved from ” http: Research should investigate local experiences in cultivating the palm. The canoes are widely used for shortening trips, especially long overland trips where short-cuts can be made by river.

This study seeks to execute seven investigative stages and to execute it was divided into two parts beginning by taking one of the species, in this case the chonta, applying the respective phases of investigation and in parallel, to perform the same procedure with the chuapo.


Publisher Kampong Publications, California. Stem to 20 m tall and cm in diameter, often swollen in the middle. The outer part of the stems are used throughout its range for building purposes, e. The illustration is, in any case, incomplete Burret, Year ISBN Description The second edition of an excellent guide to the edible uses of plants, though it does not give any details of cultivation etc. Iriartea in bud, flower, and fruit.

The type iriarteaa Iriartea megalocarpa is no longer extant at B, and no isotypes are known. Sign In or Create an Account. The use of biomass from both palms, such as roots, leaves, stems, fruits, leaf litter, will undergo different laboratory tests to experience the likelihood of obtaining liquid or gaseous fuels that iriiartea as energy to more efficient and cleaner mechanisms. Nevertheless, the drivers of this unusual growth strategy are poorly known. This species does not regenerate well in most fields.

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Field experiments must look at growing huacrapona in shaded conditions. Pollination of an endangered Caladenia species Orchidaceae by nectar-foraging behaviour of a widespread species of colletid bee.

Inflorescence cream coloured in flower, the numerous pendulous branches to 1. Growth strategies of the arborescent palm Iriartea deltoidea in a western Amazonian forest Mayra Ninazunta. The fruit is a 2-cm diameter drupeand primarily dispersed by bats and toucans.


Select your language of interest to view the total content in your interested language. 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 irixrtea diam.

This species is interpreted from the type and the description. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Photo by Ryan D. Canoes last about two or three months. Many specimens were found growing along creeks and slopes. Leavesm long, bushy; pinnae numerous, longitudinally split, spreading in different planes, green on both sides. Flora Neotropica Monograph This is a form with small, odd-shaped seeds from west of the Andes in Ecuador.

Baker Image credit to Palmweb. The leaves are used for thatching and basketry.


This page was last modified The heart and seeds are occasionally eaten. It is necessary to perform the entomological study, due to the coleopteran species found at the time of cutting the palms for laboratory tests, due to their variety and importance it is necessary to evaluate their biological and ecological function within the biosystem.

Base supported by a m tall cone of black stilt roots, these cm in diameter.

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