Economic botany of the Guahibo. I. Palmae

  title={Economic botany of the Guahibo. I. Palmae},
  author={Michael J. Balick},
  journal={Economic Botany},
The role of palms in the everyday life of the Guahibo is evident. They depend on this important family for much of their fiber, shelter, food and for other needs. The change in Guahibo life style over the past centuries has resulted in modifications of the local flora, and frequently in a reduction in the number of certain over-utilized palm species. It is… CONTINUE READING