Sentence Examples

  • The acai palm, part of the plant genus Euterpe, provides purple berries the size of blueberries which are harvested and processed before eating.
  • The assai (Euterpe oleracea) is another highly-prized palm because of a beverage made from its fruit along the lower Amazon.
  • A closely-related species or variety (Euterpe edulis) is the well-known palmito or cabbage palm found over the greater part of Brazil, whose terminal phylophore is cooked and eaten as a vegetable.