Pekea Nut (Caryocar brasiliense)

The protected areas of Chapada dos Guimaraes National Park is a treasure trove of plant species.

Pekea nut (Caryocar brasiliense) is one of the tallest of the trees here, and during my visit they were all in fruit.

Popular names: Pequi or souari nut.

Native range is Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay.

Pekea Nut (Caryocar brasiliense)


Last updated on 23 June 2024