Chamaedorea metallica O.F.Cook ex H.E.Moore
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Liliopsida||Monocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family|
|Genus||Chamaedorea||From Ancient Greek χαμαί (chamai), meaning “on the ground,” and δωρεά (dorea), meaning “gift,” in reference to easily reached fruits, or the plants’ low-growing nature|
|Species||metallica||Metallic—a reference to the metallic appearance of the leaves|
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Chamaedorea metallica description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.
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4/6/2011 · Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens, Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, Maryland · ≈ 1 × 1½′ (34 × 52 cm)
4/6/2011 · Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens, Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, Maryland · ≈ 1 × 2′ (41 × 62 cm)