Carludovica palmata is a tropical American, palm-like perennial. The leaves are folded fan-like along their length, giving the foliage a graceful and plicate. Range. Western S. America – Peru, north through Central America to southern Mexico. Habitat. Moist or usually wet, mixed, lowland or mountain rainforest. Plant Morphology: Growth Form: It is an evergreen stemless, palm-like plant which grows up to 4 m tall and has rhizomatous stems which produce large clumps.
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Select a valid country. The leaves are folded fan-like along their length, giving the foliage a graceful and plicate appearance. Encyclopedia of tropical plants.
Carludovica palmata – Panama Hat Plant – 20 Seeds.
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Views Read Edit View history. To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately. The leaves are cut while young, and the stiff parallel veins removed, after which they are slit into shreds, but not separated at the stalk end, and immersed in boiling water for a short time and then bleached in the sun[ ]. Carludovica gigantea Kuntze Carludovica incisa H.
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Carludovica palmata – Useful Tropical Plants
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When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. From seed; germinate in vitro in gelatin, agar or other medium. Its female flowers which mature first have large stigmasand its male flowers which mature later have a lot of pollen. There is no known medicinal use of this plant.