Morichales de Paz de Ariporo

The Morichales de Paz de Ariporo is a proposed national park[1] in Casanare Department of Colombia. It was formerly referred to as the Humedales de Casanare.[2] The area holds the largest extension of wetlands in eastern Colombia.

Morichales de Paz de Ariporo
Humedales de Casanare
Map showing the location of Morichales de Paz de Ariporo
Map showing the location of Morichales de Paz de Ariporo
Nearest cityYopal
Coordinates5°51′48″N 71°48′54″W / 5.86333°N 71.81500°W / 5.86333; -71.81500Coordinates: 5°51′48″N 71°48′54″W / 5.86333°N 71.81500°W / 5.86333; -71.81500

The park has many stands of Moriche palm (Mauritia flexuosa) that exist throughout the wetlands.

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  1. ^ "Morichales de Paz de Ariporo será declarado Parque Nacional".
  2. ^ "Nuevas Áreas y Ampliaciones - Parques Nacionales Naturales de Colombia". Archived from the original on 2014-12-29.