Mauritia flexuosa

Synonymy: Unknown Distribution: South America
Common names: Moriche palm Conservation status: Unknown

Trunk detail

Inflorescences

Mature tree loaded with seeds

Seeds

Seedling

Photos courtesy and copyright 2002, H. Robert Wilson; taken in habitat in Trinidad.

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