Selected Herbarium Specimen Details (2) Download

Family Name:Arecaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Locality:Ecuador. Los Ríos Prov. Rio Palenque Science Center; km 56 on the Quevedo-St. Domingo Road.
Description:Seedlings, fronds bright green; sterile. 
Habitat:Palm plantation; growing in old leaf bases of parent in a lose mulch; shaded, slightly dry; growing with other epiphytes (Cercropica sp., Nephrolepis pendula, Pothomorphe sp., Costus sp., and grass and Piper spp.).
Elevation:150 to 220 m
Collector:J. B. Watson 207
Date:31 Jan 1980
Accession No:149380
Image:149380.jpg

Family Name:Arecaceae
Currently Accepted Name:Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Locality:Ecuador. Los Ríos Prov. Rio Palenque Science Center; km 56 on the Quevedo-St. Domingo Road.
Description:Trunk to 1 m, fronds arching, 3-4 m long; inflorescence at base of fronds. 
Habitat:Palm plantation (before entering mature forest); open, sunny; epiphytes growing in pockets of soil on trunk included many terrestrial spp., Maranta spp., Selaginella sp., Caryophyllaceae, Compositae, and Cucurbitaceae.
Elevation:150 to 220 m
Collector:J. B. Watson 99
Date:25 Jan 1980
Accession No:148829
Image:148829.jpg

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