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Chelyocarpus dianeurus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA LILIOPSIDA ARECALES PALMAE

Scientific Name: Chelyocarpus dianeurus
Species Authority: (Burret) H.E. Moore

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Lower Risk/near threatened ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Found the Pacific lowlands of Colombia. In some undisturbed areas, the species occurs in abundance and is under little threat at present.
Countries:
Native:
Colombia
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: A single-stemmed palm of rainforest, occurring on well-drained soils.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Leaf sheath fibre is used locally for pillow stuffing.

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre 1998. Chelyocarpus dianeurus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 September 2014.
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