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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Inflorescence buds m long, downwards curved, resembling a bulls horn. It is analyzed as a solid material, stable and beautiful finishes. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Base supported by a m tall cone of black stilt roots, these cm in diameter. Now containing plants. deltoudea


Palms of the World Online. The canoes are widely used for shortening trips, especially long overland trips where short-cuts can be made by river. Iriartea deltoidea stilt roots in Bo Lundkvist’s garden, HI. Field experiments must look at growing huacrapona in shaded conditions.

The development of the investigation has begun with the palm chonta executing stages one and two in the following way:. Determination of apparent density of the sample [ 5 ]: All Iriartea specimens examined with young staminate flowers have villose sepals, but these trichomes soon fall from the sepals. Base supported by a m tall cone of black stilt roots, these cm in diameter.

Nevertheless, the drivers of this unusual growth strategy are poorly known. The mean annual diameter increment was higher 3. Citing articles via Web of Science 1. Individual growth rates were positively related to palm height deltoiidea the three life stages considered here seedlings, saplings and adults. The type of Deckeria corneto consists deltoixea four sheets, with a leaf section and rachillae with sta-minate and pistillate flowers. The leaves are up to 5 m long, and pinnate.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. This page was last edited on 11 Novemberat It can thus be easily be distinguished from Socratea iriareta which also bears stilt rootsas the stilt roots of the former are much less tightly appressed upon one another. Pinnae shape and fruit size are not considered significant. Iriartea deltoidea stilt roots William J.


Stages 1 and 2 of the process will be performed comparing the two specimens proposed with Guadua angustifolia, taking the latter as a deltokdea, and providing qualitative and quantitative information on the research of each of the palms; Oriented to understand and consolidate the way in which it should be given the sustainable use or if possible a sustainable productive chain, based on the functioning of an integrated biosystem that allows to offer social, economic and environmental iiartea to the communities that currently work With the chonta; And to those who could benefit from the correct use of the slur.

Inflorescence cream coloured in flower, the numerous pendulous branches to 1. Since these are so heavy they are only used for downstream travel. On the other hand, the chuapo and the chonta are today characterized by contemporary constructors as a “very hard material that wears and damages the cutting tools”.

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The first one refers to the bioconstruction and use of wood, the second to the use of biomass, the third, the fauna refuge, the fourth, the entomological analysis of species found in Cellulose; The fifth, to edible and medicinal uses, the sixth to the interaction of microorganisms in the soil; And the seventh and last to the proposal of normative tools and recommended uses.

Published on the Internet http: Manual to the Palms of Ecuador. 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.


Perhaps the most common irirtea tree species deltodea Ecuador, occurring in all provinces that include moist lowland areas.

Martius recognized that this species was similar to I. Iriartea is a genus in the palm family Arecaceaenative to Central and South America. The best-known species — and probably the only one — is Iriartea deltoideawhich is found from Nicaraguasouth into Bolivia and a great portion of Western Amazonian basin.

Iriartea deltoidea – Palmpedia – Palm Grower’s Guide

The fruit is a 2-cm diameter drupeand primarily dispersed by bats and toucans. Introduction and the Iriarteinae. Karsten’s count is considered incorrect, and D.

Leavesm long, bushy; pinnae numerous, longitudinally split, spreading in different planes, green on both sides. The heart and seeds are occasionally eaten. Iriartea deltoidea can tolerate close to freezing conditions. This is a form with large seeds from east of the Andes in Ecuador. The character of the stem swelling is of no significance. Home Editorial Panel Editorial Board. 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 in diam.

This tall and elegant plant has a slightly swollen, gray or white trunk; plumose leaves with leaflets very neatly arranged in four planes; and giant, horn-shaped inflorescence-bracts, which easily identify it. Perhaps the most common native tree species in Ecuador, occurring in all provinces that include moist lowland areas. A recent collection from the type locality, the neotype, is typical Iriartea deltoidea.

The study will be carried out through seven stages: Detail of the leaf Photograph by: Abstract Stem development in palms usually involves the building up of a trunk of maximum diameter before emerging from the ground.

World Checklist of Palms: A slow growing palm up to 98 ft.