Astrocaryum alatum 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Arecales Palmae

Scientific Name: Astrocaryum alatum
Species Authority: H.F.Loomis
Common Name(s):
Spanish Coquillo, Coquito

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/near threatened ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Henderson, A.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Rainforest found along the Atlantic coast.
Countries occurrence:
Costa Rica; Nicaragua; Panama
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A small palm tree common in the fragmented lowland rainforest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The main threat is the expansion of human habitation. It is possibly conspecific with A. alatum.

Citation: Henderson, A. 1998. Astrocaryum alatum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T38197A10100875. . Downloaded on 25 May 2016.
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