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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Since these are so heavy they are only used for downstream travel. It is understood by integrated biosystems dektoidea as those that link two or more biological systems to transform organic waste into value-added products, through the use of deltoidez involving microorganisms, major organisms, animals and plants.

These palms are canopy trees growing to 20—35 m tall. Common in its native home, it is little known in cultivation and should be much more widely grown. Stem to 20 m tall and cm in diameter, often swollen in the middle.

Published on the internet http: Prop roots Photograph by: Nevertheless, the drivers of this unusual growth irisrtea are poorly known. Under extreme cold conditions we recommend you keep this palm as dry as possible, and well wrapped up. Publisher Kampong Publications, California. They are made up of elements detoidea which are living beings organized at different hierarchical levels. The fruit is a 2-cm diameter drupeand primarily dispersed by bats and toucans.


This page was last edited on 11 Novemberat Inflorescence buds m long, downwards curved, resembling a bulls horn.


Perhaps the most common native tree species in Ecuador, occurring in all provinces that include moist lowland areas. Deckeria corneto, Ceroxylon deltoideum, Iriartea gigantea, Iriartea megalocarpa. Large specimens are selected and carefully felled. Iriartea deltoidea stilt roots William J.

Inflorescence cream coloured in flower, the numerous pendulous branches to 1. In the cuts made it was possible to iriartfa the differences and similarities between one species and the other in terms of fibers, texture, morphology, among other characteristics.

The trunks are grey, smooth and sometimes are loaded with epiphytes bromeliads, orchids, ferns. For warm subtropical and tropical areas.

The type of Iriartea ventricosa consists of a single sheet with a leaf section only. A first class website. This page was last modified The type of Deckeria corneto consists of four sheets, with a leaf section and rachillae with sta-minate and pistillate flowers.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. 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. Published on the Internet http: Hollowed-out stems are used as coffins by Embera Indians in Colombia R. Sign In or Create an Account. Two tests will be carried out where the samples will be weighed, incinerated in the kiln, subsequently weighed and the difference in the masses calculated.

Palms of the World Online. Material extracted and treated wood Iriartea deltoidea in the municipality of Mocoa, Putumayo, Amazonia, Colombia.

Iriartea deltoidea – Pacsoa

Photo by Mauricio Caixeta. It is the most common tree in many forests in which it occurs. June 16, ; Published date: A recent collection from the type locality, the neotype, is typical Iriartea deltoidea.

The deltoieda of Iriartea phaeocarpa consists of a seedling only, which is illustrated in Martius