Euterpe oleracea


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to Euterpe oleracea: Acai palm
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Euterpe oleracea - Brazilian palm of genus Euterpe whose leaf buds are eaten like cabbage when youngEuterpe oleracea - Brazilian palm of genus Euterpe whose leaf buds are eaten like cabbage when young
palm tree, palm - any plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves
Euterpe, genus Euterpe - a monocotyledonous genus of graceful palm trees in tropical America
References in periodicals archive ?
INFLUENCE OF THE POSITION AND THE DEPTH OF SOWING IN THE EMERGENCY OF ACAI (Euterpe oleracea Mart.--ARECACEAE) SEEDLINGS
Science Centre (ICSC)) (Euterpe Oleracea Fruit Oil (and)
For example, Euterpe oleracea (agai or cabbage palm fruit) is a fruit tree that withstands high levels of ultraviolet radiation in Central and South America, thanks to its ability to synthesize a secondary metabolite called ferulic acid.
A major suspected source of infection is Euterpe oleracea, the agai berry, consumed widely as a drink made from a blended pulp (4).
Atualmente, alem de servir como materia-prima para a producao de palmito (OLIVEIRA JUNIOR; NEVES; JUNQUEIRA, 2010), a especie esta tambem sujeita aos efeitos crescentes do extrativismo demandado pela polpa de seus frutos (TROIAN, 2009; BARROSO; REIS; HANAZAKI, 2010; FRAVETO; BAPTISTA, 2010), utilizados localmente como substituto ao acai (Euterpe oleracea e Euterpe precatoria).
The acai fruit (Euterpe oleracea) from the palm tree is native to the Amazon forest in Brazil.
Nomura, "A study on fatty acids in seeds of Euterpe oleracea Mart seeds," Journal of Oleo Science, vol.