Astrocaryum standleyanum is a solitary-stemmed, evergreen palm growing 6 – 15 metres tall. The unbranched stem can be 16 – 22cm in diameter; it is armed. We studied use and management of Astrocaryum standleyanum L.H. Bailey among the Wounaan people at the Pacific Coast of Colombia. Use Of Mocora, Astrocaryum Standleyanum (Arecaceae), By Three Ethnic Groups In Ecuador: Differences, Similarities and Market Potential.

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Syagrus sancona with Astrocaryum standleyanum to the right.

This page has been accessed 12, times. One agouti will commonly standleyanuj the cache of another, transporting the seeds to new locations. A View from Barro Colorado Island. This harvest technique may replace present destructive harvest of leaves from other palm species. J Hum Ecol 42 1 Back to Palm Encyclopedia. Genera Palmarum – Evolution and Classification of the Palms.

The leaf stalks and leaf edges [4] and the peduncles bearing the fruit clusters have smaller spines. Special thanks to Palmweb. Use, production and conservation astrocaryjm palm fiber in South America: In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Other animals, such as antsare not helpful, as they destroy the seeds while consuming the fruit.


Effects of food availability on space and refuge use by a Neotropical scatterhoarding rodent.

Astrocaryum standleyanum

Removal of black palm Astrocaryum standleyanum seeds by spiny rats Proechimys semispinosus. They are used to make furniture[15] pitchersplatestrayscoastersvasesbagshatsjewelry and accessorieshammocksand fishing nets. Many Special Thanks stwndleyanum Ed Vaile for his long hours of tireless editing and numerous contributions.

Views Read View source View history. This page was last edited on 23 Marchat This palm grows to up 15 [7] to 20 meters tall.

The fruit is edible for humans, as are the palm hearts. Use and management of Astrocaryum standleyanum Arecaceae in Ecuador. Journal of Ethnobiology 28 1 Retrieved from ” https: Sometimes, though, aztrocaryum trees are cut down, a more destructive practice. Views Read Edit View history. In leaner times a spadix might have only or so. Trees of Panama and Costa Rica. Other human uses for the astrocsryum include wood for walking sticksbowsand fishing rods.

Astrocaryum standleyanum – Useful Tropical Plants

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It has many leaflets arranged irregularly, clustered and angled. Biotropica 0 0 The behavior is known as scatter-hoarding. Female flowers mm long including stigmas. This helps distribute the palm throughout the forest. Journal of Tropical Ecology 26 5 Astrocaryum standleyanum with Pinanga coronata in front. All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from October Articles with permanently dead external links Webarchive template wayback links Articles with ‘species’ microformats.

Leaves are harvested in a non-destructive way, using chisels mounted on long bamboo poles. Except in Ecuador, few of the products are used at home.

Need versus availability of the Astrocaryum standleyanum palm and strategies for future sustainable management in the Ipeti Embera territory, eastern Panama.