Parajubaea

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Parajubaea
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Parajubaea

Burret

Parajubaea is a genus of flowering plant in the Arecaceae family, and coconut palm trees.

They are native to the northern Andes mountains in northwestern South America.[1][2]

Species[edit]

The Parajubaea genus contains the following species:

Image Scientific name Common Name Distribution
Parajubaea-cocoides-AK.jpg Parajubaea cocoides Burret Mountain Coconut, Coco Cumbe or Quito palm Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
Parajubaea sunkha M.Moraes Sunkha palm and palma de Zunkha Bolivia
Parajubaea torallyi kz1.jpg Parajubaea torallyi (Mart.) Burret palma de Pasobaya or Bolivian mountain coconut Bolivia

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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.

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