Chamaedorea hooperiana

COMMON NAME

​Hoopers palm, Maya palm, Swooping Bamboo palm

TYPE

​Palm

FAMILY

​Arecaceae

NOTES

Only recently discovered (by Don Hodel in 1992, during research for his definitive book on Chamaedorea Palms - The Species and Their Cultivation), this is said to be one of the most beautifull of the Chameadoreas.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Veracruz Mexico

NATIVE HABITAT

Found in dense, wet forest; alt. 1,000-1,500 m elevation

WEB SOURCES

palmpedia.net

pacsoa.org



Chamaedorea hooperiana