Euterpe edulis

Synonymy: Unknown Distribution: Ecuador and Argentina
Common names: Assai palm Conservation status: Unknown

Large adult in habitat in Ecuador

Used as a landscape palm in Argentina

Closeup of crownshaft and inflorescence

This palm comes from Ecuador and other Andean countries, including Argentina. It makes a good interior plant, tolerating quite low light.

Top photo courtesy and copyright 2000, Martin Gibbons & Tobias Spanner, The Rare Palm Seeds Site. Bottom photos courtesy and copyright 2000, Gaston Torres Vera; taken in Argentina.

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