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Genus: Butia

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Monocotyledons > Order: Arecales > Family: Arecaceae

Three species cultivated.

Species cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Butia capitata (Wine palm, Jelly palm)

Native to Brazil and Uruguay.

 

Butia eriospatha (Butia)

Native to Brazil.

 

Butia yatay (Yatay palm)

Native to Argentina and Uruguay.

 
 

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