Astrocaryum mexicanum is a solitary-stemmed, evergreen palm tree, usually growing – 6 metres tall, exceptionally to 8 metres. The unbranched stem can be. Homotypic. Hexopetion mexicanum (Liebm. ex Mart.) Burret, Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem (). Heterotypic. Astrocaryum rostratum Hook.f., Bot. Common Names: Choco Palm. Habitat: Rainforests of Mexico and Central America. Description: A smaller growing palm to about m with.

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Avoira Giseke Toxophoenix Schott. Astrocaryum is a genus of about 36 [2] to 40 species of palms native to Central and South Astrocsryum and Trinidad. Astrocaryum is a genus of spiny palms with pinnately compound leaves—rows of leaflets emerge on either side of the axis of the leaf in a feather-like or fern-like pattern.

Some species are single-stemmed, while others mexicaum in multi-stemmed caespitose clumps. They are pleonanthic—they flower repeatedly over the course of their lifespan—and monoeciousmeaning that there are separate male and female flowers, but individuals plants bear both types of flowers.

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Astrocaryum mexicanum – Monaco Nature Encyclopedia

The type species mexicanuum, Astrocaryum aculeatumwas first described by German botanist Georg Friedrich Wilhelm Meyer in based on a specimen from the Essequibo River in Guyana. Astrocaryum mexicanuma common palm of the Caribbean coast of Central America, is known as warree cohune in Brazilas its spines are said to resemble the bristles of the white-lipped peccary or warree.

The fruit and seeds of several species are used for human food, oil production and fish bait. Leaves are used as a source of fibre and stems as building material.

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Species are also used medicinally and as a source of palm heart. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Astrocaryum mexicanum – Pacsoa

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