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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. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 12 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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, Delta Amacuro, Sucre]
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Amapa, Maranhao, Para, Tocantins]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, [Antioquia, Cauca, Choco, Cordoba, Narino, Santander, Valle] Ecuador [Esmeraldas, Pichincha]


    Cultivated (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. 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 Food Ind) 157-158.
  3. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  4. Boggan, J. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2. 1997 (L Guianas ed2)
  5. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  6. Farr, E. R. et al., eds. Index nomina genericorum. 1979; suppl. 1986 (ING)
  7. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  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 World checklist of palms. (L Palms)
  10. Henderson, A. The palms of the Amazon. 1995 (Palms Amazon)
  11. Henderson, A. & G. Galeano 1996. Euterpe, Prestoea, and Neonicholsonia (Palmae) Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 72:36.
  12. Henderson, A. et al. Field guide to the palms of the Americas. 1995 (Palms Amer)
  13. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  14. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  15. Lorenzi, H. et al. Palmeiras no Brasil: nativas e exóticas. 1996 (Palms Brasil)
  16. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  17. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  18. Moore, H. E., Jr. 1963. An annotated checklist of cultivated palms (Principes) 7:145.
  19. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  20. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  21. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  22. Rehm, S. & G. Espig The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics. 1991 (CultTropS)
  23. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)
  24. Terrell, E. E. et al. Agric. Handb. no. 505. 1986 (AH 505)
  25. Uhl, N. W. & J. Dransfield 1987. Genera palmarum: a classification of palms based on the work of Harold E. Moore, Jr. 1987 (Gen Palm) 355, 357.
  26. Villachica, H. 1996. Frutales y hortalizas promisorios de la amazonia (CoopAmaz) 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=16475. Accessed 16 November 2018.