Euterpe oleracea


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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
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Six species fall in this subcategory: Attalea phalerata, Oenocarpus bataua, Euterpe precatoria in the Amazon, and Badris gasipaes, Euterpe oleracea, and Wettinia aequalis in the Choco (Appendix 2).
Euterpe oleracea fruit extract (Cabbage Palm Fruit of the acai palm family)--ferulic acid (31)
Aunque Wettinia y Geonoma son los generos mas abundantes en las tierras bajas del Pacifico, fueron Bactris gasipaes, Astrocaryum standleyanum, Oenocarpus bataua, Euterpe oleracea, Oenocarpus minor, Cocos nucifera, Attalea cuatrecasana, Iriartea deltoidea, Desmoncus cirrhifer y Wettinia quinaria, las especies que registraron el mayor numero de usos, especialmente en la alimentacion y como fuente de materiales para construccion y para la elaboracion de utensilios y herramientas.
En terminos generales, independientemente de la localidad, las especies con mayor IVIs fueron Euterpe oleracea, Oenocarpus bataua, Attalea allennii, Manicaria saccifera, Bactris gassipaes y Wettinia quinaria (Cuadro 1).
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Acai (pronounced "AH-sigh-EE") berries are the fruit of a South American palm tree, known scientifically as Euterpe oleracea.