acai palm

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Related to acai palm: Assai Palm

açaí palm

(ä-sä-ē′) or

assai palm

1. A tall slender palm (Euterpe oleracea) found in coastal and lowland regions in northern South America. It is harvested for hearts of palm, and its small purple fruits are processed into juice and nutritional supplements.
2. Any of several other South American palms of the genus Euterpe.
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Below left, Justicia rizzinii, and, right, the acai palm, whose deep purple berries are used in health drinks
Rogez, who published on acai's anthocyanin and fiber-rich properties in the 1990s, continues to work with the fruit and has trained a growing cadre of graduates in the ecological, chemical, and food production aspects of the acai palm and its berry.
The acai berry is a small round berry from the acai palm (or aqai; Euterpe oleracea), which is a species of palm tree.
Oral transmission of Chagas disease by consumption of acai palm fruit, Brazil.