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
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 occurrence:
Range Map: Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.

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 1998: e.T38471A10122333. . Downloaded on 04 October 2015.
Disclaimer: To make use of this information, please check the <Terms of Use>.
Feedback: If you see any errors or have any questions or suggestions on what is shown on this page, please provide us with feedback so that we can correct or extend the information provided