Jelly Palm – Butia odorata (formerly capitata). Back to. Edible Palms Butia odorata older individual in the landscape with smoother stem and leaf scars rings. Fig. Butia odorata will succeed in all but the coldest temperate and warm temperate climates, but does not like tropical climates. One of the few truly hardy feather. Butia odorata. This palm is formerly classified as Butia capitata var odorata. Many experts consider it should be a separate species, and having seen the palm.

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They are very variable in size; most fruit are odoratta For additional information, see the Global Shipping Programme terms and conditions – opens in a new window or tab This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees.

It has been suggested by Henderson that this tree is butoa of its own status as a separate species, it is currently going under the name of Butia capitata var odorata. Its gray-green recurved leaves are about 4—6 feet long and have leaflets attached to the petioles in a deep V shape. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here.

Year ISBN Description Excellent range of photographs, some cultivation details but very little information on plant uses. Noblick in notes that the population he visited growing in a cattle pasture that had once been restinga was unhealthy as there was no recruitment growth of new individuals.


Odoardo Beccari subsumed this taxon as a variety under B. This item will be sent through the Global Shipping Programme and includes international tracking.

Readable yet also very detailed. Odogata 18 September Recent taxonomy suggests B. All except the nominate form are now considered synonyms of B. On the west coast the Pindo palm is grown as a novelty in warmer Zone 8 microclimates as far north as British Columbia. Butterfly caterpillars recorded feeding in Uruguay in on this palm B.

Butia odorata – Pacsoa

The Ruth Bancroft Garden. The taste is a mixture of pineappleapricotand vanilla. It odoraa was also often marketed as a hardy palm for exotic-looking gardens in temperate climates.

It is a very different palm from the more robust coastal plane or restinga-loving “Butia capitata” of Uruguay and Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Taste can vary depending on soil conditions, and the tastes of apple, pineapple, and banana together is also common.

Adult palms may not be felled or moved without government permission.

ENH/ST Butia odorata: Pindo Palm

Broschat [Click thumbnail to enlarge. Hendersonreiterating my own view, wrote that “They the southern population should perhaps be recognized as a separate species, in which case Butia odorata would be the correct name Larry Noblick, pers.


Note the necrosis of leaflets on the basal buita of the youngest leaves. Year ISBN Description An excellent book, giving basic information on all the species of palms native to the Americas that were known in However, recent research has shown that the correct name for this palm should be B.

Herter 4 Relatives Yatay Palm B. Frequently bought together Feedback on our suggestions – Frequently bought together.

The rachis of the inflorescence is cm long and has rachillae flowering branches cm in length. It is possible to harvest fruit in the Netherlands.

This page has been accessed 40, times. It is distributed in a band along the coast of southernmost Brazil, extending into Uruguay.

Butia odorata

Bedrock Information Systems, Hollywood, Florida. Back to Palm Encyclopedia. Although it is rarely observed, pindo palms are likely susceptible to Ganoderma butt rot see Ganoderma Butt Rot of Palmshttp: Redeem your points Conditions odrata uk nectar points – opens in a new window or tab.

Rejuvenation of the population was hindered by fires and cattle grazing. Fruit can be red or yellow in colour, the fruit is poor to eat, odorwta much pulp.

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