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|
Prestoea acuminata var. montana
Palms (larger ones) in habitat in Puerto Rico
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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