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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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To create a special formula gentle enough for use on the face and body of infants, toddlers and children, priority has been given to ingredients of natural origin, such as carnauba wax rived from Copernicia Cerifera palm leaves, which gives the balm its rich texture.
Likewise the Copernicia fallaense, a magnificent palm tree with large, stiff leaves and a straight smooth trunk rising up to 60 feet tall, once thrived on the vast plains throughout Camaguey and Ciego de Avila provinces.
A Copernicia hospita Martius, conhecida popularmente como carnauba hospedeira, e uma palmeira de tamanho medio, nativa das savanas e florestas secas de Cuba.
Aberglasney Gardens in the Tywi Valley, Carmarthenshire, has welcomed a mature, 12-foot caranday wax palm, pictured right, a South American species of the genus Copernicia named after the Polish astronomer Copernicus.
The flora is characteristic of lowland Llanos (95-m altitude) and flooded savannas: Copernicia tectorum (Llanos palms), Hymenachne amplexicaulis, Leersia hexandra, and Luziola spruceana.
Whitening Concealer ingredients: titanium dioxide, caprylic/capric triglyceride, talc, squalane, euphorbia cerifera (candelilla) wax, olea europaea (olive) fruit oil, hydrogenated castor oil, myristyl lactate, lanolin, microcrystalline wax, oryza sativa (rice) germ oil, sucrose acetate/stearate, iron oxides, kaolin, copernicia cerifera (carnauba) wax, morus alba root extract, beeswax, aloe barbadensis leaf extract, tocopherol, stearyl glycyrrhetinate.
They stand tall, their stiff, silvery, star-burst leaves bristling with dignity, amid 13 varieties of sabal palms, an American oil palm, an intriguing rare palm on the verge of extinction in its native Haiti and the coveted Cuban palms of the Copernicia genus, distinguished by gigantic, swirling leaves.
13/kg fruits of of Copernicia alba) Bactris gasipaes in the Amazonia).
eichleri) whereas Copernicia alba grows in wet places; the two latter species also grow in the Chaco of southern Bolivia, northwestern Paraguay, Mato Grosso in Brazil and northern Argentina.
Contribucion al studio del ciclo biologico de la palma Copernicia alba en un area ganadera (Espiritu, Beni, Bolivia).
Contribucion al estudio del ciclo biologico de la palma Copernicia alba en un area ganadera (Espiritu, Beni, Bolivia).