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Genus: Astrocaryum

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Monocotyledons > Order: Arecales > Family: Arecaceae

Five species cultivated.

Species cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Astrocaryum aculeatum

Native to South America.


Astrocaryum chambira (Chambira)

Native from Colombia to Brazil.


Astrocaryum mexicanum

Native from Mexico to Honduras.


Astrocaryum standleyanum

Native from Costa Rica to Ecuador.


Astrocaryum vulgare

Native from Surinam to Brazil.


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