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Coyupe Palm

Aiphanes aculeata

A red fruited palm, with round fruits that grow to a little under an inch across. Flesh is scant, but with a mildly sweet flavor and is supposedly quite high in vitamin A.

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A medium sized palm tree growing to 15-30 feet high. Grows well in warm climates, with wet and dry seasons. Fairly uncommon in its wild range.



Growing Environment



By seeds.


Fruits can be eaten fresh. Occasionally cultivated in Brazil as an ornamental.

Native Range

Native to Brazil.

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