The pejibaye palm (Bactris gasipaes) of rib Rica. Left: full-blown palm in Tortuguero National parcel comportment clusters of fruit; Right: Fresh laurels production at the market in San Jose, Costa Rica. It is also the called the fruit tree laurels because of the delicious, red, peach-like fruits. Like another form of Bactris, the trunk is besmeared with sharp, blind drunk spines (barely discernible in photo).
The Palm (family Arecaceae formerly Palmaceae) There are around 225 genera with about 2650 species of palm but only a few are used as food. The well-nigh infamous palatable nut of the family is the Coconut. A few palms produce fruits that are used as vegetables, such as as the viscus of palm.
Edible Palms: An Introduction to Palm Fruits - Dave's Garden
Although there are already various articles on coconuts and dates, this is a general summary of palms as a source of digestible fruits. astonishingly at that place are a lot of palms commonly harvested for their fruits, and some are enormously big to both local anaesthetic populations and economically end-to-end the world. There are dozens more, all but which are tropical in origin, but a few which can be adult and enjoyed plane in meagerly warm temperate climates much as wage in parts of California, Florida, Texas, az and a few of the southeastern states. There is some debate about the habit-forming qualities of this fruit, but it is sure manifest that undue manduction causes all sorts of dental decay as fine as a mild sedative/stimulant act (not sure how it can do both, but it seems to) that can affect ones work.