Butia campicola

From Palmpedia - Palm Grower's Guide
Jump to: navigation, search
Butia (boo-TEE-ah)
campicola (kahm-pih-KOH-lah)
Butia campicola04.jpg
Paraguay. Photo by Dr. Gaston Torres Vera, Argentina Palms.
Scientific Classification
Genus: Butia (boo-TEE-ah)
campicola (kahm-pih-KOH-lah)
None set.
Native Continent
Habit: Clustering
Leaf type: Pinnate
Survivability index
Common names

Habitat and Distribution

Paraguay. Grasslands of northwestern Paraguay, on red sandy soil.

Paraguay. Photo by Dr. Gaston Torres Vera, Argentina Palms.


Very small palm of 40 cms. tall to the top of their leaves. Clustered subterranean stems. Glacous leaves with narrow leaflets. Lack of spines on petioles. Round and brownish fruits with rounded seeds. (Dr. Gaston Torres Vera, Argentina Palms)

Field Guide to the Palms of the Americas. by Dr. Andrew J. Henderson.


Well drained, sandy soil. Frost and drought resistent.

Comments and Curiosities

External Links


Phonetic spelling of Latin names by edric.

Special thanks to Geoff Stein, (Palmbob) for his hundreds of photos.

Special thanks to Palmweb.org, Dr. John Dransfield, Dr. Bill Baker & team, for their volumes of information and photos.

Glossary of Palm Terms; Based on the glossary in Dransfield, J., N.W. Uhl, C.B. Asmussen-Lange, W.J. Baker, M.M. Harley & C.E. Lewis. 2008. Genera Palmarum - Evolution and Classification of the Palms. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. All images copyright of the artists and photographers (see images for credits).

Many Special Thanks to Ed Vaile for his long hours of tireless editing and numerous contributions.

Back to Palm Encyclopedia

Retrieved from "https://palmpedia.net/wiki/index.php5?title=Butia_campicola&oldid=119178"