Attalea tessmannii Burret, Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 10: 538 (1929)

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Distribution

Map uses TDWG level 3 distributions (http://www.nhm.ac.uk/hosted_sites/tdwg/geogrphy.html)
Brazil Northpresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae)A
Perupresent (World Checklist of Arecaceae)A

Use Record

  • Attalea tessmannii Burret: Comestibles. (Albán, J., La mujer y las plantas útiles silvestres en la comunidad Cocama-Cocamilla de los ríos Samiria y Marañon.. 1994)
    Use CategoryUse Sub CategoryPlant PartHuman GroupEthnic GroupCountry
    Human FoodFoodNot specifiedIndigenousCocamaPeru
  • Attalea tessmannii Burret: Edible endocarp; mesocarp carved for pipes, ornaments. (Shepard, G.H., D.W. Yu, M. Lizarralde, et al., Rain forest habitat classification among the Matsigenka of the Peruvian Amazon. 2001)
    Use CategoryUse Sub CategoryPlant PartHuman GroupEthnic GroupCountry
    CulturalRecreationalFruitsIndigenousMatsigenkaPeru
    Human FoodFoodFruitsIndigenousMatsigenkaPeru
    OtherN/ANot specifiedIndigenousMatsigenkaPeru
  • Attalea tessmannii Burret: Food. (…). These include primarily trees that produce fruits, but also those species from which the larvae of Rhynchophorus palmarum are extracted for consumption: Attalea tesmannii, Jessenia bataua, Iriartea deltoidea (all Palmae), (…). (Pinedo-Vasquez, M., D. Zarin, P. Jipp, et al., Use-Values of Tree Species in a Communal Forest Reserve in Northeast Peru. 1990)
    Use CategoryUse Sub CategoryPlant PartHuman GroupEthnic GroupCountry
    Human FoodFoodNot specifiedMestizoN/APeru
  • Attalea tessmannii Burret: Raw seed. (Vasquez, R., and A.H. Gentry, Use and misuse of forest-harvested fruits in the Iquitos area. 1989)
    Use CategoryUse Sub CategoryPlant PartHuman GroupEthnic GroupCountry
    Human FoodFoodSeedsNot identifiedN/APeru
  • Attalea tessmannii Burret: The pinnae make superior brooms. (Bodley, J.H., and F.C. Benson, Cultural ecology of Amazonian palms. 1979)
    Use CategoryUse Sub CategoryPlant PartHuman GroupEthnic GroupCountry
    Utensils and ToolsDomesticEntire leafIndigenousShipibo-ConiboPeru

Bibliography

A. World Checklist of Arecaceae