rigida (Aubl.) Harley
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Places where this species can be found :
- Grand Etang - GRENADA
DescriptionEpiphytic and climbing plant, sticking to trees etc with its aerila roots. Most leavers nr tip of stemm. Stalks 15-35cm; baldes 35-65vm , divided to more than half of their length, or even divided into many segments.
InterestCarludovica palmata is the source of fibres for Panama hats, so -called because they were shipped trhrough Panama from Ecuador during the California Gold rush in 1849.
CollectorW.D. Hawthorne, S.Cable & D. Jules
LocationPath around Grand Etang Lake.
NotesEpiphyte at 1.5m on tree trunk. INFLOR: male red-brown, female grey-brown.