Sorting Euterpe names

Species on this page ( A = names approved by most authorities, s = approved as synonyms) :


Euterpe edulis Mart.

CHINESE : Ke shi ai ta zong, Xian ye zong.

ENGLISH : Assai palm, Cabbage palm, Edible euterpe palm.

FRENCH : Pinot.

GERMAN : Euterpepalme, Kohlpalme.

NORWEGIAN : Kålpalme.

PORTUGUESE : Açaí branco, Jicara, Jucara, Palmito branco.

SPANISH : Coco de palmito.

Euterpe longibracteata Barb. Rodr.

PORTUGUESE : Açaí chumbo (Brazil), Açaí da matta (Brazil).

Euterpe oleracea Mart.

SYNONYM(S) : Euterpe badiocarpa Barb. Rodr.

CHINESE : Shu shi ai ta zong.

ENGLISH : Cabbage palm, Euterpe palm, Multistemmed assai palm, Palisade palm (Suriname), Wapoe (Suriname).

FRENCH : Pinot, Pina (French Guiana), Pinau (French Guiana).

GERMAN : Açai-Palme, Euterpepalme, Kohlpalme.

MALAY : Palma asai.

PORTUGUESE : Açaí (Brazil), Açaí-da-várzea (Brazil), Açaí-do-baixo-Amazonas (Brazil), Açaí-do-igapó, Açai-do-Pará (Brazil), Açaí espada, Açaizeiro, Assaí.

SPANISH : Asaí, Manaca (Suriname, Venezuela), Morroke (Venezuela), Palmera de la col, Uassi (Venezuela).

Euterpe precatoria Mart.

ENGLISH : Baboen pine (Suriname), Mountain cabbage palm , Single-stemmed assai palm, Wapoeiema (Suriname).

PORTUGUESE : Açaí (Brazil), Açaí-da-terra-firma, Açaí-do-alto-Amazonas, Açaí-do-Amazonas, Açai-do-mato, Açaí-do-terra-firma, Açai mirim, Assaí, Guassai,Jissara, Palmito mole.

SPANISH : Chonta (Peru), Guasay (Colombia), Guassai (Venezuela), Huasai (Peru), Palma do rosario (Bolivia)

General Bibliography


General & specific on-line


Complementary / Specific


Bovi Marilene L. A. & de Castro Aline (Dr.), 1993, Assaí. As part of Selected Species and Strategies to Enhance Income Generation from the Tropical Forest by Jason W. Clay & Charles R. Clement. Working Paper - FAO Corporate Document Repository. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. < >.

EURODICAUTOM, On-line Technical Dictionary in 12 languages provided by the European Commission < >.

Mabberley D.J. 1997, The Plant-Book : a Portable Dictionary of the Vascular Plants, 2d Edition, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K.

USDA, ARS, 2002, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN). [Online Database] National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Available: (16 February 2003).

Wang Zongxun et al. 1996, A New Latin, Chinese, English Botanical Nomenclature. Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Botany. Aviation Industry Publisher, Beijing.

Wiersema J. H. & León B. 1999, World Economic Plants : a Standard Reference. CRC Press LLC.


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