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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Retrieved from ” http: Tree growing in bugyracea habitat Photograph by: Finally, the leaflets are woven together. QR Codes are barcodes that can be read by mobile phone smartphone cameras.

Attalea butyracea

We are currently updating this section. The fronds are widely used for thatch roofs, and different part of the palm has some particular uses. The apical bud is eaten as a vegetable[ ]. 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. This is a QR code short for Quick Response which gives fast-track access to our website pages.


It is often the only tree remaining in extensive pastures. Now containing plants.

It cannot grow in the shade. Back to Arecaceae index.

The book can be downloaded from the Attalea. Views Read View source Butjracea history. Wood is used as construction material. You will receive a range of benefits including: Downloaded on 21 August It dislike hot dry winds.

This QR Code is unique to this page. Fallen seeds Photograph by: A shade screen patio will provide an excellent attwlea for young specimens which can eventually be planted in a sunny location. These large palms stand often above the surrounding vegetation in many locations.

Scheelea passargei Burret Scheelea regia H. Rich in oil[ ]. Author Mutis ex L. Leaves are used for thatching the outer coveringof traditional houses. This page was last modified Smartphone users quickly have information on a plant directly for the pfaf.

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This taxon has not yet been assessed. The flowers are pollinated by Bees, insects.


Beetle larvae from decaying stem. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here.

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The seeds and the oil it produces can be eaten as well. The seed takes 2 – 3 months to germinate[ ]. Back to Palms And Cycads Encyclopedia index. Male flowers pale yellow, with club shaped petals mm long, and 6 stamens of the same length as the petals. The large fronds are split longitudinally, along the mid rib.

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