Taxon: Butia capitata (Mart.) Becc.

 
Genus: Butia
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
  Subfamily: Arecoideae
      Tribe: Cocoseae
        Subtribe: Attaleinae
Nomen number: 8181
Place of publication: Agric. Colon. 10:489, 507, t. 5, figs. 7-8. 1916
Name Verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 43 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed14)
  • Human food: beverage base (fide Mansf Ency)
  • Human food: fruit (fide Mansf Ency)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil - Bahia, - Goias, - Minas Gerais

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Angely, J. A. Flora analitica do Parana. 1965 (L Parana)
  • Chase, A. R. & T. K. Broschat, eds. Diseases and disorders of ornamental palms. 1992 (Diseases & Disorders)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
  • Glassman, S. F. 1979. Re-evaluation of the genus Butia with a description of a new species (Principes) 23:65-79.
  • Glassman, S. F. 1987. Revisions of the palm genus Syagrus Mart. and other selected genera in the Cocos alliance Illinois Biol. Monogr. 56:96.
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms (Principes) 7:131.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Reitz, R., ed. Flora ilustrada catarinense. 1965- (F SCatarin)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)

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