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Zamia cupatiensis

Ducke 1922

Common names

Koo-roó-chee (Yukuna); ma-re-ká-mê (Karijona) (both languages of range-indigenous peoples) (Schultes & Raffauf 1990).

Taxonomic notes

Description

Distribution and Ecology

Big tree

Oldest

Dendrochronology

Ethnobotany

"The Yukunas report that a starchy meal can be prepared from the swollen underground stem, but the Karijonas who live in La Pedrera, very near the Cerro de Cupati (the only locality known for this apparent strict endemic) report that it is toxic to eat" (Schultes & Raffauf 1990).

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Last Modified 2012-11-23