Acrocomia


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Related to Acrocomia: Acrocomia aculeata, Acrocomia vinifera
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Noun1.Acrocomia - Central and South American feather palmsAcrocomia - Central and South American feather 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
Acrocomia vinifera, coyol, coyol palm - tropical American palm having edible nuts and yielding a useful fiber
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Oleo da polpa e amendoa de bocaiuva, Acrocomia aculeata (jacq.) lodd.
Both conditions are frequent in tropical American palms, such as in Bactridinae, with Aiphanes being protandrous (Listabarth, 1992b), while Acrocomia, Astrocaryum, Bactris and Desmoncus are protogynous (Scariot & Lleras, 1991; Listabarth, 1992b; Henderson et al., 2000).
shakana: Acrocomia aculeata (damana) [Reichel-Dolmatoff, 1989]
In the palm trees with oil production potential, Acrocomia aculeata, Bactris gasipaes, Attalea speciosa, Oenocarpus batana and Elaeis oleifera, they emphasizes some biological limits such as their seasonal nature, their chub irregular maturation and the fast growth rate attained by the palm trees.
The most commonly sold palm fruits in local markets are those of Bactris gasipaes, Mauritia flexuosa, Oenocarpus bataua, Euterpe oleracea, Euterpe precatoria, Astrocaryum aculeatum, Acrocomia aculeata, Aiphanes horrida, and Bactris guineensis (Bernal, 1992; Mejia, 1992; Moussa & Kahn, 1997; Miranda et al., 2008a, b; Galeano & Bernal, 2010).
Oviposition and predation by Speciomerus revoili Coleoptera, Bruchidae on seeds of Acrocomia aculeate Arecaceae in Brasilia, DF, Brazil.
Variacoes entre matrizes dentro de populacoes sao comumente observadas para variaveis em especies como Araucaria angustifolia (SHIMIZU et al., 1999), Acrocomia aculeata (OLIVEIRA et al., 2008a), Eremanthus erythropappus MacLeish (ESTOPA et al., 2006), Dimorphandra mollis Benth (OLIVEIRA et al., 2008b), Dipteryx alata (SIQUEIRA et al., 1993) e Tabebuia vellosoi T.
Typical species are: Acrocomia aculeata (Jacq.) Lodd.