Bactris setulosa

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Bactris setulosa
Bactris setulosa, known as Jingapa (11124373373).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Arecales
Family: Arecaceae
Genus: Bactris
Species: B. setulosa
Binomial name
Bactris setulosa

Bactris setulosa (syn. Bactris cuvaro H.Karst., Bactris cuesa Crueg. ex Griseb., Bactris falcata J.R.Johnst., Bactris sworderiana Becc., Bactris kalbreyeri Burret, Bactris circularis L.H.Bailey, Bactris bergantina Steyerm.[2]) is a medium-sized (5–10 m tall, 6–10 cm in diameter) spiny palm which is found in Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago and Suriname. It is one of the largest species of Bactris and is found at the highest elevations.[3]


  1. ^ Henderson, A. (1998). "Bactris setulosa". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2007. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved November 16, 2007. 
  2. ^ "Bactris setulosa". Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Retrieved 2007-09-09. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Henderson, Andrew; Gloria Galeano; Rodrigo Bernal (1995). Field Guide to the Palms of the Americas. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press. ISBN 0-691-08537-4.