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Socratea
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Socratea is a genus of five species of palms found in tropical Central America and South America.[1][2][3]

It is commonly believed that Socratea can move away from where it germinated by growing roots on one side and abandoning them on the other. Attempts to detect this behavior have failed.[4]

  1. Socratea exorrhiza (Mart.) H.Wendl. - Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, the Guianas, Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, northern and western Brazil (States of Amazonas, Amapá, Mato Grosso, Pará, Rondônia, Roraima)
  2. Socratea hecatonandra (Dugand) R.Bernal - Colombia, Ecuador
  3. Socratea montana R.Bernal & A.J.Hend. - Colombia, Ecuador
  4. Socratea rostrata Burret - Peru, Colombia, Ecuador
  5. Socratea salazarii H.E.Moore - Peru, Bolivia, western Brazil (State of Acre)

References

  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Govaerts, R. & Dransfield, J. (2005). World Checklist of Palms: 1-223. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  3. ^ Henderson, A. 1990. Arecaceae–Part I. Introduction and the Iriarteinae. Flora Neotropica, Monograph 53: 1–100
  4. ^ Can 'Walking Palm Trees' Really Walk? At: Live Science

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Socratea: Brief Summary
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Socratea is a genus of five species of palms found in tropical Central America and South America.

It is commonly believed that Socratea can move away from where it germinated by growing roots on one side and abandoning them on the other. Attempts to detect this behavior have failed.

Socratea exorrhiza (Mart.) H.Wendl. - Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, the Guianas, Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, northern and western Brazil (States of Amazonas, Amapá, Mato Grosso, Pará, Rondônia, Roraima) Socratea hecatonandra (Dugand) R.Bernal - Colombia, Ecuador Socratea montana R.Bernal & A.J.Hend. - Colombia, Ecuador Socratea rostrata Burret - Peru, Colombia, Ecuador Socratea salazarii H.E.Moore - Peru, Bolivia, western Brazil (State of Acre)
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