4 cm, yellow-beige tomentose with green undertones; microsporophylls arranged in 14-16 orthostichies
of 16-25 fertile sporophylls each, obtrullate, 10-11 x 89 mm at pollen shedding, bullae encompassing 1/4 to 1/3 of total length of sporophyll, beige-yellow tomentose, face hexagonal, 5-5.
In the inflorescence of some species of Cyperus (Guarise & Vegetti, 2007), the formation of more than three orthostichies
can be observed.
These 20 species include Attalea maripa, which has leaves arranged in five vertical ranks or orthostichies
, corresponding to a 2/5 phyllotactic fraction, while most other species of Attalea sensu lato and Cocoseae in general have a 3/8 fraction.