Butia yatay

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Parque Nacional El Palmar (5).jpg
Specimens of B. yatay in the Parque Nacional El Palmar, Entre Ríos, Argentina
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Arecales
Family: Arecaceae
Subfamily: Arecoideae
Tribe: Cocoeae
Subtribe: Butiinae
Genus: Butia
Species: B. yatay
Binomial name
Butia yatay
(Mart.) Becc.

Butia yatay is a palm native to southern Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay and northern Argentina.[1] It is the tallest of all the species in the Butia genus.[2]


  1. ^ "Taxon: Butia yatay (Mart.) Becc.". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Area. Retrieved 2010-04-24. 
  2. ^ http://www.tradewindsfruit.com/yatay_palm.htm

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