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Taxon: Euterpe oleracea Mart.

 
Genus: Euterpe
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Arecoideae
Tribe: Euterpeae
Nomen number: 16475
Place of publication: Hist. nat. palm. 2:29, t. 28-30. 1824
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 12-Nov-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 12 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Human food: fruit; oil/fat; vegetable (main source of palmito fide CultTropS)
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Trinidad and Tobago [Trinidad]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Panama (e.)
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela [Bolivar, Sucre, Delta Amacuro]
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Maranhão, Pará, Amapá, Tocantins]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, [Antioquia, Cauca, Córdoba, Santander, Valle del Cauca, Chocó, Nariño] Ecuador [Esmeraldas, Pichincha]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Arkcoll, D. B. & C. R. Clemenet. 1989. Potential new food crops from the Amazon. In: G. E. Wickens et al., New crops for food and industry. New crops for food and industry 157-158.
  3. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963-1968. Flora of Java.
  4. Boggan, J. et al. 1997. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2
  5. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  6. Farr, E. R. et al., eds. 1979, 1986. Index nomina genericorum Note: 1979; suppl. 1986
  7. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Euterpe+oleracea&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  8. Glassman, S. F. 1972. A revision of B. E. Dahlgren's Index of American palms. Phanerog. Monogr. 6:1-294.
  9. Govaerts, R. & J. Dransfield. 2005. World checklist of palms.
  10. Henderson, A. & G. Galeano. 1996. Euterpe, Prestoea, and Neonicholsonia (Palmae). Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 72:36.
  11. Henderson, A. et al. 1995. Field guide to the palms of the Americas
  12. Henderson, A. 1995. The palms of the Amazon Oxford University Press.
  13. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  14. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  15. Lorenzi, H. et al. 1996. Palmeiras no Brasil: nativas e exóticas
  16. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  17. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  18. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms. Principes 7:145.
  19. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  20. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  21. Rehm, S. & G. Espig. 1991. The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics
  22. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  23. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995-. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. Note: Missouri Botanical Garden & Timber Press
  24. Terrell, E. E. et al. 1986. Agricultural Handbook no. 505
  25. Uhl, N. W. & J. Dransfield. 1987. Genera palmarum: a classification of palms based on the work of Harold E. Moore, Jr. 355, 357.
  26. Villachica, H. 1996. Frutales y hortalizas promisorios de la amazonia. Tratado de Cooperacion Amazonica. 44:33-42.

Check other web resources for Euterpe oleracea Mart. :

  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?16475. Accessed 21 October 2019.