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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:
Name Verified on: 18-Mar-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 15 (2 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Bahia, Espírito Santo, Goiás, Minas Gerais, Paraná, Rio de Janeiro, Santa Catarina, São Paulo]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Misiones] Paraguay [Alto Paraná]


    Cultivated

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil (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. El Bassam, N. 1998. Energy plant species. 287.
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  4. 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+edulis&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  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. 2005. World checklist of palms.
  7. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  8. Henderson, A. & G. Galeano. 1996. Euterpe, Prestoea, and Neonicholsonia (Palmae). Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 72:29-31.
  9. Henderson, A. et al. 1995. Field guide to the palms of the Americas
  10. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  11. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  13. Lorenzi, H. et al. 1996. Palmeiras no Brasil: nativas e exóticas
  14. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms. Principes 7:145, 177.
  15. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  16. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  17. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants

Check other web resources for Euterpe edulis Mart. :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • 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?id=16472. Accessed 16 September 2019.