Monographs Details: Oenocarpus bacaba Mart.
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1972. The botany of the Guayana Highland--part IX. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 23: 1-832.
Family:Arecaceae
Scientific Name:Oenocarpus bacaba Mart.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Rather widespread in the Amazon Basin and the Guianas; locally frequent at low and moderate elevations up to about 1000 m, in dense forests usually in rather well-drained places.

Discussion:

Type. Not designated.

Oenocarpus bacaba normally occurs in the hot lowlands but it may reach altitudes of about 1000 m. However, no specimens from greater altitudes are available.

Distribution:Guyana South America| French Guiana South America|