Taxon: Euterpe edulis Mart.

 
Genus: Euterpe
Family: Arecaceae (alt.Palmae)
Subfamily: Arecoideae
Tribe: Euterpeae
Nomen number: 16472
Place of publication: Hist. nat. palm. 2:33, t. 32. 1824
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 18-Mar-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Mar-2010
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable (fide L Edible Pl; Cornucopia; F Neotrop 72:31. 1996; Palms Amazon)
  • Fuels: potential as petroleum substitute/alcohol (fide N. El Bassam 1998)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Bahia, Espirito Santo, Goias, Minas Gerais, Parana, Rio de Janeiro, Santa Catarina, Sao Paulo]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Misiones] Paraguay [Alto Parana]


    Cultivated

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil (also cult.)


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. El Bassam, N. 1998. Energy plant species 287.
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  5. Glassman, S. F. 1972. A revision of B. E. Dahlgren's Index of American palms Phanerog. Monogr. 6:1-294.
  6. Govaerts, R. & J. Dransfield World checklist of palms. 2005 (L Palms)
  7. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  8. Henderson, A. & G. Galeano 1996. Euterpe, Prestoea, and Neonicholsonia (Palmae) Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 72:29-31.
  9. Henderson, A. et al. Field guide to the palms of the Americas. 1995 (Palms Amer)
  10. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  11. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  13. Lorenzi, H. et al. Palmeiras no Brasil: nativas e exóticas. 1996 (Palms Brasil)
  14. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms (Principes) 7:145, 177.
  15. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  16. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  17. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=16472. Accessed 18 June 2018.