Scheelea zonensis L.H.Bailey
  • Gentes Herb.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Scheelea zonensis L.H.Bailey. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000305598. Accessed on: 06 Aug 2020'

General Information

Ponderous tree, at maturity 10 m. and more tall and 2 m. in circumference at a meter above the ground: leaves standing more or less edgewise; petiole 30-60 cm. long; blade 5-6 m. long; -rachis very stout, double-furrowed above; pinnae stiff, 1 m. or more long and 4-6 cm. broad, more or less furfuraceous, midrib very strong but intermediate veins faint: staminate flowers ochroleucous at anthesis, much frequented by insects: great outer cymba 2-3 m. long: fruit oblong, 6 cm. or more long including calyx, 3 cm. thick, beak 7-8 mm. long, surface brown, smooth and closely striate when dry, 1-seeded, the nutlet covered with a hard thin fibrous husk.

  • Provided by: [B].Flora de Panama
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    Distribution

    Common tree across the Canal Zone and neighboring territory, its general distribution unreported; in low or moist places and in woods. One of the species known as Palma Real.

  • Provided by: [B].Flora de Panama
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     Information From

    Arecaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Flora de Panama
    http://www.tropicos.org/Project/PAC
    Robert E. Woodson, Jr. and Robert W. Schery Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden Vol. 67, No. 4 (1980), pp. ii-xxxiii
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden