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
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: 15 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

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • El Bassam, N. 1998. Energy plant species 287.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Glassman, S. F. 1972. A revision of B. E. Dahlgren's Index of American palms Phanerog. Monogr. 6:1-294.
  • Govaerts, R. & J. Dransfield World checklist of palms. 2005 (L Palms)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Henderson, A. & G. Galeano 1996. Euterpe, Prestoea, and Neonicholsonia (Palmae) Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 72:29-31.
  • Henderson, A. et al. Field guide to the palms of the Americas. 1995 (Palms Amer)
  • IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  • Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Lorenzi, H. et al. Palmeiras no Brasil: nativas e exóticas. 1996 (Palms Brasil)
  • Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms (Principes) 7:145, 177.
  • 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)

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