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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Over days the sap is collected and yields about 12 litres. Few people are aware of just how large this palm can get, and one often sees it planted in places where its going to cause real problems later on. It butyracew completely spineless. Please view the copyright link for more information. Views Read View source View history. The fruit is 8cm or more long and 6cm wide[ ], borne in very large racemes[ ]. Ripening fruits Photograph by: Only comments or links that are felt to be directly relevant to a plant will be included.
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Comprehensive information on the plants range and habitat, brief description, some uses and almost photos. It serves several functions such as food source and as material for construction. They are mashed and btuyracea with roasted cooking bananas. 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; butracea the coastal plains to elevations of 1, metres.
The sap is fermented producing alcoholic beverages. Either as a single specimen or in groups, this is a strikingly beautiful species. Attapea taxon has not yet been assessed. Scheelea passargei Burret Scheelea regia H. Right plant wrong place. Trees growing on a hillside Photograph by: Then they are positioned side by side and tied to rafters made of poles.
The leaves are used extensively for thatching roofs and for weaving into various articles[, ]. Pinnate, very large, m long often curved.
The sap collects in the hollow where the bud was[ ]. Publisher Kampong Publications, California.
Attalea butyracea otherwise known as Wine Palm is a tropical, evergreen plant that grows in butyracae forests in the Amazon.
It prefers dry or moist soil. This page has been accessed 19, times. Hot, sunny and moist.
Palms recycle nutrients from dead or dying fronds and use them for healthier fronds. This species spreads very rapidly in disturbed, human-made habitats[ ].
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It is often the only tree remaining in extensive pastures. All images copyright of the artists and photographers see images for credits. The pulp is fleshy and fibrous[ ].
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The pulp of the fruit is used to prepare drinks and can be made into a fermented drink while the oil extracted from the kernel is edible. You butyraea unsubscribe at anytime. Retrieved from ” http: It is not unusual to see offspring growing in the old leaf boots of a mature tree. Palms only have a set number of new leaves that can sprout and grow per year and removing fronds will not increase that number.
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Monoicous having distinct male and female flowers on the same plant Inflorescences many-branched racemes borne among the leaves with large persisting spathes, fist all-male inflorescences are produced followed by a female, and then the pattern is repeated. It dislike hot dry winds.
A fibre obtained from the leaves can be used to make ropes and coarse fabrics[ ]. Attalea humboldtiana Spruce Attalea macrocarpa H. Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can.