Butia yatay

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Figure 1. Very attractive plant of B. yatay

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Common Names:

Yatay Palm

Distribution & Habitat:

Argentina

Description:

Seeds are larger then seeds of B. capitata, the trunk is thinner, and the leaves have roules and are grey, there are variations (several forms) within the species.

Culture:

Seeds take for germinate aproximately 10 months, easy if fresh, the seedlings are slow and are cold resistent.


Figure 2. The above plant and its siblings.
Figure 3. Close-up of the trunk.


Contributed by:

Gaston Torres Vera,
Cordoba, Argentina (Images copyright Argentina Palms) (Figure 1,2&3)

External Links:

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