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Table 3 Number of leaves, time required and selling price of the main products of Brahea dulcis made in the towns of Tlaxco, Naxthé and Taxhie

From: Ethnoecology of the palm Brahea dulcis (Kunth) Mart. in central Mexico

Product Leaves required (#) Time required Selling price (Mexican pesos)
Hat* N.A. 5-7 days 70 - 90
Fan 0.5 1 hour 3
Mat 15- 40 1-7 days 20 - 40
Broom N. A. Leaf scraps left over from making petates 30 minutes 3 - 5
  1. *Leaves are boiled before weaving. N.A. = not available.