Arecaceae endemic to Peru

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Abstract

Thirty genera and 155 species of palms are known from Peru (Brako & Zarucchi, 1993). Here we recognize nine endemic species in six genera. These endemic taxa occupy the Humid Amazonian, and Montane Forest ecological regions, between 130 and 3000 m elevation. Three of these species have been recorded within a protected area.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)706s-707s
Number of pages0
JournalRevista Peruana de Biologia
Volume13
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1 Dec 2006

Keywords

  • Arecaceae
  • Endemic plants
  • Endemism
  • Palms
  • Peru

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