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Chamaedorea metallica O.F.Cook ex H.E.Moore

 

Metallic palm

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassLiliopsidaMonocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family
SubclassArecidaePalm-like plants
OrderArecalesPalms
FamilyArecaceaePalms
GenusChamaedoreaFrom 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
SpeciesmetallicaMetallic—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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Chamaedorea metallica (metallic palm)

4/6/2011 · Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens, Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, MD
≈ 14 × 21" (34 × 52 cm)

Chamaedorea metallica (metallic palm)

4/6/2011 · Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens, Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, MD
≈ 16 × 24" (41 × 62 cm)