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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Description A tall palm tree growing to feet.

Euterpe precatoria (Huassaí)

The hair is washed with a decoction of smashed roots-it makes it grow well and stay black. Bactris maraja Maraja Palm. Comments have to be approved before they are shown precatorria. Stems solitary, or rarely clustered and then few together, to 20 m tall, cm in diameter.

Euterpe precatoria – Palmpedia – Palm Grower’s Guide

The split leaves make a durable thatching material precatiria houses. An excellent, if rather terse, guide to the traditional medicinal uses of the plants of the region.


Growing Environment Grows well in humid, tropical climates. Preccatoria you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Comprehensive information on the plants range and habitat, brief description, some uses and almost photos.

Based on work by Konakid and MattyB. Euterpe oleracea Acai Palm. The fruits also may be used to prepare a refreshing drink. Water is then added to the pulp. Views Read View source View history. Euterpe kalbreyeri Burret Euterpe karsteniana Engel. Now containing plants.

Tall plnt Photograph by: Grows well in humid, tropical climates. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating.

Prevents pregnant women lose their hair Borchsenius et al. Readable yet also very detailed. Butia eriospatha Wooly Jelly Palm.

Navigation menu Personal tools Log in. This page was last modified Areca catechu Betel Nut. Lodoicea maldivica Coco de Mer. Euterpe langloisii Burret Euterpe leucospadix H. Uses The fruits are quite tasty fresh and pfecatoria popularly processed into a type of juice.


For making planking for floors and walls. Cook Rooseveltia frankliniana O. Inflorescence erect, with axis cm long; branches tousually confined to the lower abaxial side of the rachis, cm long, mm in diameter, densely covered with whitish hairs. Jean-Christophe Pintaud’ Image credit to Palmweb. Retrieved from ” http: It is also important for building use for developing different cultural elements and tools for making household utensils and as a source of palm.

Photo by Jason Dewees, edric. Stems solitary or caespitose growing in tufts or clumpsbut then not forming large clumps, erect, m tall.

Each entry has a brief description of the plant and its uses, accompanied by one to many excellent quality photographs of the fruits. Aiphanes aculeata Coyupe Palm. Entire trunks occasionally used as house posts. Euterpe precatoria Forest Acai.