Prestoea acuminata (Willd.) H.E. Moore

Synonymy: Euterpe globosa auct. non Gaertn., Euterpe montana Graham, Prestoea montana (Graham) Nichols Distribution: South America
Common names: P. acuminata var. montana is known as the mountain cabbage palm Conservation status: Unknown

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Prestoea acuminata var. montana

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Palms (larger ones) in habitat in Puerto Rico

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Red variety from Ecuador

Top photo courtesy and copyright 1990, Dan Skean; taken in habitat on Mt. Qua Qua, Grenada. Middle photo courtesy and copyright 1999, Ed Brown; taken in Elfin Forest, Puerto Rico.Bottom photo courtesy and copyright 1998, Geoff Stein; taken at a private garden in Ventura, CA.

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