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Acanthorhiza aculeata.

Botanical name:

Acanthorhiza aculeata H. Wendl. Palmae.

Mexico. The pulp of the fruit is of a peculiar, delicate, spongy consistence and is pure white and shining on the outside. The juice has a peculiar, penetrating, sweet flavor, is abundant, and is obviously well suited for making palm-wine. The fruit is oblong about one inch in longest diameter. It is grown in Trinidad.


Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World, 1919, was edited by U. P. Hedrick.



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