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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AAU palm archive’ Image credit to Palmweb. Hollowed-out stems are used as coffins by Embera Indians in Colombia R. Please enter the date on iriratea you consulted the system. Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 2: The type of Iriartea gigantea consists of leaf sections and rachillae with staminate and pistillate flowers.

Iriartea deltoidea

Individual growth rates were positively related to palm height in the three life stages considered here seedlings, saplings and adults. Where scarce, the palms are often claimed by people in forests.

Many specimens were found growing along creeks and slopes. Mayra Ninazunta, Simon A. For many enthusiasts, Iriartea is the grandest of the many stunning palms of South America.

There remain a few somewhat dubious taxapublished in L’Illustration Horticole in Milling of a certain amount of palm was carried out until passing through a sieve of a certain diameter. Leavesm long, bushy; pinnae numerous, longitudinally split, spreading in different planes, green on both sides. Brazilian Flora Arecaceae Palms: The thick, heavy trunk is split open and the spongy cortex is removed, leaving the hard, sturdy outer trunk which is fashioned into flooring.


June 16, ; Published date: Select your language of interest to view the total content in your interested language. As the research stages are carried out, we confirm that the best way to propose a sustainable productive system or sustainable production project is to propose its exploration and evaluation under the theory of integrated biosystems, and it works understanding the hierarchy, interactions and interrelations of the System in general to understand ecosystems in an integral way, and in this way to interpret and use in a sustainable way the environmental goods and services of which we are kindly surrounded.

Can’t read the image? This species is interpreted from the type, description, and a more recent collection from the type locality Henderson Perhaps the most common native tree species in Ecuador, occurring in all provinces that include moist lowland areas.

Photo by Mauricio Caixeta.

The leaves are used for thatching and basketry. Pollination of an endangered Caladenia species Orchidaceae by nectar-foraging behaviour of a widespread species of colletid bee. Under extreme cold conditions we recommend you keep this palm as dry as possible, de,toidea well wrapped up. Sign In or Create an Account. J Material Sci Eng 6: Determination of hemicellulose [ 9 ]: Unlike most arboreal palms, the oligarchic palm Iriartea deltoidea has been shown to grow in both height and diameter.

Large specimens are selected and carefully felled. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.


The type of Iriartea weberbaueri consists of approximately 30 fruits.

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This palm grows naturally in the understory forest until they reach a mature height. It is usual in Iriartea for lowland populations below ca. Canoes last about two or three months. Citing articles via Web of Science 1. Arenal Hanging Bridges, Costa Rica. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. It naturally occurs in wet rainforest or seasonally wet forest in low montane locations.

Irizrtea menu Personal tools Log in. The material was physically tested by installing a square-meter weather deck with 7-cm-wide, 3-meter-long and 1.

Inorganic substances, organic compounds, climatic elements, producers, consumers, disintegrators. 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.

This species is interpreted from the type, description, and other collections from at or near the type locality Deltoisea et al.

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