Carludovica sp. ‘Jungle Drum’
Panama Hat Plant, JipiJapa
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Liliopsida||Monocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family|
|Order||Cyclanthales||Tropical monocots named for the Cyclanthaceae family|
|Family||Cyclanthaceae||A family of neotropical plants perhaps best known for Carludovica palmata, used to make Panama hats|
|Genus||Carludovica||Named in honor of Charles IV of Spain and his wife Maria Luisa of Parma|
|Cultivar||‘Jungle Drum’||A cultivar sold as a house plant|
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Carludovica sp. ‘Jungle Drum’ description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 8 Apr 2011.
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4/6/2011 · Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens, Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, MD
≈ 21 × 31" (52 × 78 cm)