Attalea butyracea is an evergreen Tree growing to 20 m (65ft) by 15 m (49ft) at a medium rate. It is hardy to zone (UK) The flowers are pollinated by Bees. Scheelea butyracea (Mutis ex L.f.) ex in Kerchove de Denterghem, Palmiers: (). Heterotypic. Attalea blepharopus Mart. in. Description: Attalea butyracea (syn. Scheelea butyracea) is a huge solitary palm with large erect and gently arching leaves. It is completely spineless. It may be.
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An oil obtained from the seed is used in making soaps and toiletries[ ]. The seeds and the oil it produces can be eaten as well.
It is completely spineless. The leaves are widely used for thatching roofs and for weaving. It is moderately salt tolerant and does a lot better inland then it does on the coast. A first class website.
Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs. Prefers a moist soil and probably does not mind poor drainage[ ]. Either as a single specimen or in groups, this is a strikingly beautiful species.
If butyracsa doesn’t get enough Mn and Fe, the leaves take on a rather unhealthy yellow colour. QR Code What’s this? This fills with a creamy or yellowish syrup which can be consumed fresh or fermented. This taxon has not yet been assessed. Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form.
It has a straight, single stem that can grow up to 50 cm in diameter. Young palms are often butytacea under palms that have been allowed to produce fruit.
Attalea butyracea – Palmpedia – Palm Grower’s Guide
All plant pages have their own unique code. Views Read View source View history. It is also common in secondary forests, disturbed areas, along roads and inside human dwellings.
If you cut off more than what will grow annually, you could be left with a pretty bare and bald Palm.
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Publisher Kampong Publications, California. Canopy palm with large ‘shuttlecock’ shaped leaves. Attalea butyracea is an evergreen Tree growing to 20 m 65ft by 15 m 49ft at a medium rate. The seeds are eaten[ attaleq.
John Dransfield Image credit to Palmweb. Fruits for cattle and pigs. Hot, sunny and consistently moist soil. Pinnate, very large, m long often curved.
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Attalea butyracea – Useful Tropical Plants
All images copyright of the artists and photographers see images for credits. Common Name Wine Palm Family Arecaceae USDA hardiness Known Hazards None known Habitats An understorey tree of woodlands and forests, most commonly on edges and in areas of disturbance; butyrxcea in grassland, sometimes in large stands; frequently in flat areas alongside streams; from the coastal plains to elevations of 1, metres.
If you have important information about this plant that may help other users please add a comment or link below. Attalea humboldtiana Spruce Attalea macrocarpa H. Scheelea butyracea is a huge solitary palm with large erect and gently arching leaves.