Carludovica palmata Ruiz & Pav. Panama hat plant

Symbol: CAPA65
Group: Monocot
Family: Cyclanthaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Native Status:
Distribution: CarludovicapalmataRuiz & Pav. distribution:
Kingdom   Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class   Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass   Arecidae
Order   Cyclanthales
Family   Cyclanthaceae – Panama Hat family
Genus   Carludovica Ruiz & Pav. – carludovica
Species   Carludovica palmata Ruiz & Pav. – Panama hat plant
Introduced Information: This plant is introduced to some part of the PLANTS Floristic Area, though it may be native in other parts.

Source: USDA