Geonoma interrupta var. interrupta
Stem 1-5 m tall, 3-4 cm in diameter. Leaf blade 80-150 cm long, with 4-17 pinnae on each side, the middle ones 50-60 cm long and 2.5-15 cm wide. Inflorescences branched 3 times with deciduous prophyll and peduncular bract of equal length
As the species.
A special river-bank form with finely pinnate is known from Río Nangaritza in SE Ecuador, at 900-1000 m elevation; a similar form has been reported from a few localities in Colombia under the synonym Geonoma rivalis Kalbreyer ex. Burret.
(E. Asplund #19292).
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