Jubaea chilensis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Liliopsida Arecales Arecaceae

Scientific Name: Jubaea chilensis (Molina) Baill.
Common Name(s):
Spanish Palma Chilena, Palma de Coguitos, Palma de Miel, Palmera Chilena
Cocos chilensis (Molina) Molina
Micrococos chilensis (Molina) Phil.
Molinaea micrococos Bertero
Palma chilensis Molina

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable A1cd ver 2.3
Year Published: 1998
Date Assessed: 1998-01-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): González, M.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Subpopulations were once relatively common between the latitudes of 32° and 35° south, but they are now confined to a few small areas.
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:A palm tree of dry river valleys in the Andean foothills and of open hillsides in seasonally dry regions.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): This species is felled as a source of palm wine, which is reduced to make honey.

Citation: González, M. 1998. Jubaea chilensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1998: e.T38586A10128158. . Downloaded on 22 September 2018.
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