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Copernicia alba (English)

By José Grassía 2010 Taxonomic rank Family: ArecaceaeSub family:Ccoryphoideae Tribe: Corypheae Subtribe: LivistoninaeGenus: CoperniciaSpecies: Copernicia Alba Morong, Ann. New York Acad. Sci. 7: 246 (1893) Heterotypic synonym ( Royal Botanic Garden, Kew, UK)Copernicia nigra Morong, Ann. New York Acad. Sci. 7: 245 (1893). Copernicia rubra Morong, Ann. New York Acad. Sci. 7: 247 (1893). Copernicia …

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Butia yatay (English)

Butia yatayby Jose A. Grassia.May 2008Taxonomy Family: Arecaceae (Palmae) Subfamily: Arecoideae Tribe: Cocoeae Subtribe: Butiinae Genus: Butia Species: Butia yatay (Mart.) Becc., Agric. Colon. 10: 498 (1916) Homotypic synonyms: (Check list Kew R.B. Garden 2008) Cocos yatay, Mart. en A.D.d’Orbigny, Voy. Amér. Mér. 7(3): 93 (1844). Calappa yatay, (Mart.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 982 …

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Aquatic Palms

INTRODUCINGAQUATIC PALMS by Jorge Monteverde, Buenos Aires, Argentina© January 2005 Reprinted with permission from the International Waterlilyand Water Gardening Society’sWater Garden Journal (ISSN 1069-5982). www.iwgs.org Click images to enlarge Euterpe oleraceaPhoto by Michael Calonje INTRODUCTION Some time ago I had the opportunity to read a very interesting article(1) by the expert Betsy Sakata (Hall of …

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Acrocomia totai (English)

Acrocomia totai  (ex Acrocomia aculeata)by Jose A. GrassiaMarch 2009 Taxonomic rankFamily: Arecaceae (Palmae)Subfamily: ArecoideaeTribe: CocoeaeSubtribe: BactridinaeGenus: AcrocomiaSpecies: Acrocomia totai Mart. in A.D.d’Orbigny, Voy. Amér. Mér. 7(3): 78 (1844)                                             Distribution : Bolivia, Paraguay, SC. & S. Brazil and N. Argentina 83 BOL 84 BZC BZS 85 AGE AGW PAR Common names: …

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