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Carludovica

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Kingdom  Plantae
Scientific name  Carludovica
Rank  Genus
Family  Cyclanthaceae
Higher classification  Cyclanthaceae
Order  Pandanales
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Similar  Carludovica palmata, Cyclanthaceae, Asplundia, Cyclanthus, Dicranopygium

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Carludovica is a genus in the family Cyclanthaceae. It is native to tropical America, from southern Mexico and Guatemala to Ecuador and Bolivia. Carludovica is named in honor of Charles IV of Spain and his wife Maria Luisa of Parma.

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Cultivation and uses

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The genus is probably best known for Carludovica palmata (toquilla), the young leaves of which are made into Panama hats.

Carludovica divergens is added to some versions of the hallucinogenic drink Ayahuasca.

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An unidentified species belonging to this family (possibly a Carludovica species) has been marketed as a houseplant in the United States under the name "Jungle Drum".

Species
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  1. Carludovica drudei Mast. - Chiapas, Oaxaca, Tabasco, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela
  2. Carludovica palmata Ruiz & Pav. - widespread from Tabasco to Bolivia
  3. Carludovica rotundifolia Schaedtler - Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama
  4. Carludovica sulcata Hammel - Nicaragua, Costa Rica
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References

Carludovica Wikipedia


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