Attalea butyracea (Mutis ex L.f.) Wess.Boer, Pittieria 17: 312 (1988)

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Map uses TDWG level 3 distributions (
Boliviapresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae)B
Colombiapresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae)B
Ecuadorpresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae)B
Venezuelapresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae)B
Widespread in Central America and W South America from Mexico to Bolivia, mostly below 300 m elevation.
Distribution in Ecuador. In Ecuador it occurs E of the Andes, often in relatively large stands in flood-plain forest. (Borchsenius F., Borgtoft-Pedersen H. and Baslev H. 1998. Manual to the Palms of Ecuador. AAU Reports 37. Department of Systematic Botany, University of Aarhus, Denmark in collaboration with Pontificia Universidad Catalica del Ecuador)A


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