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Butia capitata (Mart.) Becc.

 

Pindo palm, jelly palm

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassLiliopsidaMonocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family
SubclassArecidaePalm-like plants
OrderArecalesPalms
FamilyArecaceaePalms
GenusButiaFrom a Brazilan word for this genus of South American palms
SpeciescapitataCapitate, refers to the way the flowers form in a head-like cluster

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Butia capitata description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.

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Butia capitata (pindo palm, jelly palm)

4/10/2015 · Naples Botanical Garden, Naples, FL

Butia capitata (pindo palm, jelly palm)

4/10/2015 · Naples Botanical Garden, Naples, FL

Butia capitata (pindo palm, jelly palm)

2/24/2010 · San Diego (Quail) Botanic Garden, Encinitas, CA

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