Monthly Archives: May 2010

Pacayas/ PalmTree/Chamaedorea Tepejilote

Have you had any palm lately? The Pacaya Palm or The palm tree grows in tropical and subtropical regions, in moist forests and in mountainous areas. It is found in southern Mexico, Central America and Colombia. The Pacaya, the edible part … Continue reading

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Arbol de Pitos/Coral Bean Tree/Erythrina Berteroana

Erythrina berteroana is a genus of tropical and subtropical flowering trees in the family Fabaceae. This tree is native to Mexico, Central America, the Greater Antilles, Colombia and Venezuela. Pito tree is a common species in Cuba and Hispaniola, where … Continue reading

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Arbol de Izote/Adam’s Needle/ Yucca guatemalensis

Yucca Guatemalensis (more widely known by the incorrect name Y. elephantipes) is the tallest of the Yucca species. People call them yuccas, but in their native areas of Central America and Mexico, they are rather known under the names of … Continue reading

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