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Brahea dulcis, Brahea serrulata.

Brahea dulcis Mart. Palmae.

Peru. This Mexican palm, called palma dulce and soyale, has a fruit which is a succulent drupe of a yellow color and cherry-size, sweet and edible.

Brahea serrulata H. Wendl. Saw Palmetto.

Southern United States. A fecula was formerly prepared from the pith by the Florida Indians.


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



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