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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Female flowers per branch, about 15 mm long. If you have questions about a plant please use the Forum on this website as we do not have the resources to answer questions attakea. Back to Palm Encyclopedia.
Crown of the plant Photograph by: Canopy palm with large ‘shuttlecock’ shaped leaves. Publisher Angus and Robertson Year ISBN Description An excellent guide, well illustrated, with information on cultivation, uses, habitat etc attaalea almost species of Palms.
This taxon has not yet been assessed. It is a great palm in a boggy spot aytalea the land has been raped, and drainage is not so good. It is often the only tree remaining in extensive pastures. The sap is fermented producing alcoholic beverages. For a list of references used on this page please go here A special thanks to Ken Fern for some of the information used on this page. Smartphone users quickly have information on a plant directly for the pfaf.
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The fruit has a fleshy and fibrous pulp which can be eaten raw. Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs. Special thanks to Palmweb. Attalea humboldtiana Spruce Attalea macrocarpa H. Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form.
It serves several functions such as food source and as material for construction.
This page has been accessed 19, times. Tall, broad, single, 3 to 20 m tall occasionally up to 45 m of height and cm of diameter, grey with slight horizontal constrictions, often covered with persistent leaf bases.
Attalea butyracea – Mutis ex L. Micronutrient deficiencies only show up on soil with a high pH. Back to Attalea index. Many Special Thanks to Ed Vaile for his long hours of tireless editing and numerous contributions. Now containing plants. Leaflets pinnae to pairs, up to 1 m long evenly buhyracea, arranged vertically on one plane, sometime irregularly arranged and clustered in on young plants.
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Seed – pre-soak for 24 hours in warm water and sow in containers[ ]. The seed oil can further be used in making soaps and toiletries. Palms recycle nutrients from dead or dying fronds and use them for healthier fronds. An understorey tree of woodlands and forests, most commonly on edges and in areas of disturbance; also in grassland, sometimes in large stands; frequently in flat areas alongside streams; from the coastal plains to elevations of 1, metres.
If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. It is completely spineless. Seasonal and wet forests, bjtyracea savannah, transition from floodplain to uplands and river margins.
Trunk solitary, to 25 m tall and cm in diameter, sometimes with persistent bases on the distal part. We are currently updating this section.
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; also in grassland, sometimes in large stands; frequently in flat areas alongside streams; from the coastal plains to elevations of 1, metres.
Genera Palmarum – Evolution and Classification of the Palms. Thatched roof, made from the leaves of this plant Photograph by: Grows best in a hot, sunny position[ ]. It prefers dry or moist soil.