Dwarf Yatay
Scientific Name: Butia paraguayensis (Barb. Rodr.) L.H. Bailey
Butia paraguayensis

Size: Up to 12 feet tall (3.6 m)
Min. Temperature: 23F (-5C)
Water Requirements: Regular water
Sun Requirements: Full sun
Origin: Southern Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina
Leaf: Pinnate, 60 to 100 glaucous green leaflets, coarse spiny material along the edges.
Trunk: up to 8 inches in diameter (20 cm). mostly subterranean.
Flower: Large, woody spathe without groves..
Fruit: brownish yellow. Up to 1.6 inches long (4 cm). ovoid.
Seed:

The Butia paraguayens might be a variety of B. yatay.


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