|Synonymy: Unknown||Distribution: South America|
|Common names: Unknown||Conservation status: Unknown|
Infructescence with ripe fruit
Similar in appearance to the B. capitata, it seems to be faster growing and should prove equally suitable for the sheltered garden, when larger. Just as hardy, it features a flower spathe covered with a woolly tomentum, making it instantly recognizable.
Top photo courtesy and copyright © 2000, Martin Gibbons & Tobias Spanner, The Rare Palm Seeds Site. All other photos courtesy and copyright © 1998, Bill Hahn.
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information on this palm.
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