Copernicia


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Noun1.Copernicia - slow-growing tropical fan palmsCopernicia - slow-growing tropical fan palms  
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Arecaceae, family Arecaceae, family Palmaceae, family Palmae, palm family, Palmaceae, Palmae - chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines usually having a tall columnar trunk bearing a crown of very large leaves; coextensive with the order Palmales
carnauba palm, Copernicia cerifera, Copernicia prunifera, wax palm, carnauba - Brazilian fan palm having an edible root; source of a useful leaf fiber and a brittle yellowish wax
caranda, caranda palm, caranday, Copernicia alba, Copernicia australis, wax palm - South American palm yielding a wax similar to carnauba wax
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Several studies have demonstrated the effect of medicinal plants that have shown to be promising in monitoring glycemia, including Cnidoscolus chayamansa, Allium cepa, Psidium guajava, Panax ginseng, Phaseolus vulgaris, Passiflora Glandulosa, and Copernicia cerifera (13-19).
Antibacterial activity of useful plants and chemical constituents of the roots of Copernicia prunifera.
Boer, Copernicia tectorum Kunth y Leopoldinia piassaba Wallace (Lescure et al.
La vegetacion de esta area de bosque mantiene cierta estructura, observandose un estrato arboreo de 6-8 m de altura, con individuos de Bucida spinosa, Copernicia rigida Britton & P.
Efeito do tamanho da semente, subtrato ambiente na producao de mudas de Copernicia hospita Martius.
b) La zona del Dorsal Oriental presenta relictos de palmares de "yatay" (Butia yatay) y humedales que incluyen pajonales con palmares de Copernicia alba.