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Jessenia polycarpa.

Botanical name:

Jessenia polycarpa Karst. Palmae.

Brazil. A palm of New Granada. The fruit is about the size of a pigeon's egg, violet colored, having a thin, oily, eatable flesh surrounding a fibrous husk which encloses a single, horny seed.


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



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