A function to create a projection matrix from the Chamaedorea palm data sets. Specific to the forms of these data sets.
Data on the vegetative stage of individuals through time; see
Data on fruit production of individuals; see
Data on seed fates; see
Returns a 5 x 5 projection matrix based on palm data.
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