1. Family: Arecaceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Bactris Jacq. ex Scop.
      1. Bactris syagroides Barb.Rodr. & Trail

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil (Amazonas, Pará).

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    General Description
    Stems cespitose, 0.6-1.5 m tall, 0.8-2 cm diam., covered with persistent, decaying leaf bases, not spiny on internodes. Leaves 5-8; leaf spines scattered, black, somewhat flattened, to 1 cm long, few to moderate on sheath and proximal part of petiole, occasionally absent; sheath 10-20 cm long; ocrea to 1 cm long; petiole 45-90 cm long; rachis 50-58 cm long; pinnae 30-38 per side, more or less regularly arranged and spreading in the same plane, narrowly linear, with spinules on veins abaxially; middle pinnae 25-35 x 0.7-1 cm. Inflorescences interfoliar; peduncle to 4.5 cm long, recurved, spiny; prophyll 5-6 cm long; peduncular bract 10-12 cm long, densely covered with soft, black spines to 1.5 cm long, with white, swollen base; rachis 0-1.5 cm long; rachillae 7-13, 4-6 cm long, at anthesis densely covered at anthesis with brown, moniliform trichomes; triads regularly arranged almost throughout rachillae; staminate flowers 3-4 mm long; sepal lobes 0.5-1 mm long; petals 3-4 mm long; stamens 4-6; pistillode absent; pistillate flowers 2-3 mm long; calyx cupular, 0.3-1 mm long; corolla tubular, 2-3 mm long; staminodes 6, linear; fruits 6-8 mm diam., globose, yellow-orange; mesocarp starchy; endocarp obovoid, pitted, the pores equally spaced; endocarp fibers few or absent; fruiting perianth with 3-lobed calyx and corolla, without staminodial ring.
    Distribution
    Eastern Amazon region of Brazil (Amazonas, Pará), lowland rain forest on terra firme.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Brazil North

    Bactris syagroides Barb.Rodr. & Trail appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1997 Trail, J.W.H. [891], Amazonas K000584864 holotype
    Jan 1, 1997 Trail, J.W.H. [891], Amazonas K000584865 holotype
    Jan 1, 1997 Trail, J.W.H. [891], Amazonas K000584866
    Jan 1, 1997 Trail, J.W.H. [890], Brazil K000584867 holotype

    First published in J.Barbosa Rodrigues, Enum. Palm. Nov.: 33 (1875)

    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.
    • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    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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