Distribution: Approximately 14 species have been described from Northern South America (but there are possibly far fewer)
LPG Area: Caribbean Way, Satellite Drive, Atlantic Drive
A.k.a.: Buriti
Growing Comments: Mauritiella armata is a beautiful medium-sized clumping palm that likes full sun & plenty of water. With its numerous silvery fronds at different levels it has a very unique look & this is emphasized when planted in a group. Growth rate is about a 5.0 on a scale of 1-10.