Latin name: Euterpe precatoria. Vernacular name: Huassaí, chonta. Ethnobotany This palm is harvested for edible palm heart (the apex), and the trunk is used. Another widespread representative of the genus, E. precatoria is similar in many respects to E. oleraceaexcept that the former also occurs in. Antioxidant capacities of the fruit pulp of “açai” (Euterpe precatoria Mart.) were evaluated by chemical/cell based assays. ▻ Anti-inflammatory.

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If you precatoia any useful information about pecatoria plant, please leave a comment. Syagrus oleracea Bitter Coconut. Stems solitary or caespitose growing in tufts or clumpsbut then not forming large clumps, erect, m tall.

Henderson’ Image credit to Palmweb. Licuala grandis Vanuatu Fan Palm. Bailey Euterpe jatapuensis Barb. The constructors of houses choose the species based on the planned lifetime of the building, available labor, time, and the durability of the construction material. Yasuni National Park, Orellana, Ecuador.

Euterpe precatoria – Useful Tropical Plants

In this region of the Amazon, use of the fruit is rare. Quinido Botanical Gardens, near Armenia, Colombia. All images copyright of the artists and photographers see images for credits. Please visit our seed store to view current selections. The most common species used for flooring in the flood plain was Socratea exorrhiza, while Euterpe precatoria mainly serves for wallboards in both flood plain and terra firme eutrepe.


In communities where the study precxtoria conducted by Brown and his colleagues, the main use of this species as a food source, reaping the fruits to consume as juice, chicha, “milk”, or by products of this massfollowed, in the same degree of importance the medicinal use, for handicrafts and as a source euterep obtaining Mojojoi Rhynchophorus palmarum.

Another use, rare but it was mentioned in some cases, prwcatoria use of this palm for making cercas. Comprehensive information on the plants range and habitat, brief description, some uses and almost photos. Fruits black, globose, about 1.

Photo by Gaston Torres Vera, edric. This single-stemmed palm grows well from discarded or planted seeds.

Euterpe microcarpa Burret Euterpe oleracea Engel. Views Read View source View history. Seeds are not available for the Forest Acai. Ripe fruits Photograph by: Here’s a specimen of a variegated race from the Amazon of this species.

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Euterpe precatoria – Palmpedia – Palm Grower’s Guide

Would seem to prefer regular watering as it naturally grows near rivers and in flood plains. Caryota urens Wine Palm. The fruits are edible and can be used much like the regular acai fruits. Retrieved from ” http: If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Many Special Thanks to Ed Vaile for his long hours of tireless editing and numerous contributions. Stilt roots Photograph by: Brooms are made from the fibers.

Special thanks to Palmweb. Stems solitary, or rarely clustered and then few together, to 20 m tall, cm in diameter.

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