1. Family: Arecaceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Bactris Jacq. ex Scop.
      1. Bactris hatschbachii Noblick ex A.J.Hend.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil (EE. São Paulo, E. Paraná).

    [PW]
    Vernacular
    Brazil: brejauva-mirim.
    Distribution
    Brazil (Paraná, São Paulo); lowland rain forest at low elevations.
    General Description
    Stems cespitose and forming large clumps, 2.5-5m tall, 2.5- 5 cm diam., spiny on internodes. Leaves number unknown; leaf spines somewhat clustered, black, terete, to 4 cm long, on lateral surfaces of sheath and petiole, fewer on abaxial surface of rachis; sheath to 40 cm long; oerea not seen; petiole to 16 cm long; rachis to 1.6 m long; pinnae numerous, irregularly arranged, spreading in more or less the same plane, linear, spinulose along the margins, whitish tomentose and setose abaxially; middle pinnae to 50 x 2 cm. Inflorescences interfoliar; peduncle to 20 cm long, recurved, sparsely spiny; prophyll 15- 17 cm long; peduncular bract 25-30 cm long, densely covered with appressed, black spines to 1 cm long; rachis 2 cm long; rachillae ca. 14, to 8 cm long; Triads irregularly arranged among paired or solitary staminate flowers; staminate flowers not seen; pistillate flowers to 6 mm long; calyx copular, 3 mm long; corolla tubular, 6 mm long, spinulose; staminodes 6, linear, or absent; fruits ca. 2 cm diam., depressed-globose, purple-black, densely covered with 1.5 mm long, curved. Bulbousbased spines, these whitish at the base and black at the tip; mesocarp not seen; endocarp depressed-globose,the sterile pores slightly displaced longitudinally; fruiting perianth with minute calyx and spinulose, lobed corolla, without staminodial ring.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Brazil South, Brazil Southeast

    Bactris hatschbachii Noblick ex A.J.Hend. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 79: 87 (2000)

    Accepted by

    • Lorenzi, H., Noblick, L.R., Kahn, F. & Ferreira, E. (2010). Brazilian Flora Arecaceae (Palms): 1-268. Instituto Plantarum de Estudos da Flora LTDA, São Paulo, Brazil.
    • Govaerts, R. & Dransfield, J. (2005). World Checklist of Palms: 1-223. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Palmweb - Palms of the World Online
    • Henderson, A.J., Bactris (Palmae) in Flora Neotropica Monographs 79. 2000

    Sources

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Palmweb - Palms of the World Online
    Palmweb 2011. Palmweb: Palms of the World Online. Published on the internet http://www.palmweb.org. Accessed on 21/04/2013
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