1. Family: Arecaceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Desmoncus Mart.
      1. Species: Desmoncus mitis Mart.
        1. Desmoncus mitis subsp. mitis

        This subspecies is accepted, and its native range is S. Colombia to N. Peru.

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    Distribution
    From 0°05'-5°59'S and 72°00'-77°40'W in the western Amazon region in Colombia (Amazonas, Caquetá), Ecuador (Napo), Peru (Amazonas, Loreto) at 204(145-300) m elevation in lowland rainforest in non-flooded areas. It also probably occurs in the western Amazon region of Brazil (Amazonas)
    General Description
    Leaf sheaths non-spiny, rarely sparsely spiny; rachises 38.0(30.0-50.0) cm long; pinnae linear or lanceolate, 15(12-25) per side of rachis; cirri well-developed.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia, Ecuador, Peru

    Desmoncus mitis subsp. mitis appears in other Kew resources:

    Accepted by

    • Henderson, A. (2011). A revision of Desmoncus (Arecaceae) Phytotaxa 35: 1-88.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • 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., A revision of Desmoncus (Arecaceae) in Phytotaxa 35. 2011
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Henderson, A. (2011). A revision of Desmoncus (Arecaceae) Phytotaxa 35: 1-88.

    Sources

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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 2020. 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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