Oenocarpus minor Mart., Hist. Nat. Palm. 2: 25 (1823)

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Distribution

Map uses TDWG level 3 distributions (http://www.nhm.ac.uk/hosted_sites/tdwg/geogrphy.html)
Brazil North present (World Checklist of Arecaceae)A
Colombia present (World Checklist of Arecaceae)A

Use Record

  • Oenocarpus minor Mart.: A similar beverage is also made from the fruits of the chiquichique (Leopoldinia piassaba), the moriche or canangucha (Mauritia minor) the bacaba (Oenocarpus bacaba), and the bacabiƱa or milpesillo (Oenocarpus minor). The "wine" of the moriche is usually allowed to ferment before using. (Dugand, A., Palms of Colombia. 1961)
    Use CategoryUse Sub CategoryPlant PartHuman GroupEthnic GroupCountry
    Human FoodBeveragesFruitsNot identifiedN/AColombia
  • Oenocarpus minor Mart.: Refrescos. (Vasquez, R., and A.H. Gentry, Use and misuse of forest-harvested fruits in the Iquitos area. 1989)
    Use CategoryUse Sub CategoryPlant PartHuman GroupEthnic GroupCountry
    Human FoodBeveragesFruitsNot identifiedN/APeru

Bibliography

    A. World Checklist of Arecaceae