It is one of the common names of a kind of palm tree and its fruits. Its scientific name is Bactris gasipaes. belongs to the arecaceae family. It is also known as pijuayo, pixbae, chontaduro, cachipay, pifá, pibá, chima, pejibaye, pupuña, pipire or tembe. Other common names are : manaco , chota , pijibay , pivijay .