Iriartella

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Iriartella
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Arecales
Family: Arecaceae
Subfamily: Arecoideae
Tribe: Iriarteeae
Genus: Iriartella
H.Wendl.
Species
Synonyms[1]

Cuatrecasea Dugand

Iriartella is a genus of two species of palms found in northern and northwestern South America (Guyana, Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, and western Brazil (Acre, Amazonas, Roraima, Pará States)).[1][2] The Nukak of Colombia people use Iriartella setigera to fashion blowguns.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Govaerts, R. & Dransfield, J. (2005). World Checklist of Palms: 1-223. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.