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Noun1.Attalea - unarmed feather palms of central and northern South AmericaAttalea - unarmed feather palms of central and northern South America
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
Attalea funifera, bahia coquilla, Bahia piassava, piassava palm, pissaba palm - Brazilian palm yielding fibers used in making ropes, mats, and brushes
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Attalea Kunth is a Neotropical genus with 38 species dispersed from forests to savanna-like habitats (Henderson, 2002).
Guimaraes and Galetti (2004) reported the Southern Caracara feeding and dispersing fruits of the urucuri-palm (Attalea phalerata) in Pantanal.
However, information on silage of the babassu palm (Attalea speciosa) co-product in ruminant feed is still scarce (CABRAL et al., 2015).
Diaspore structure and germination ecophysiology of the babassu palm (Attalea vitrivir).
Ecology of Rhodnius robustus Larrousse, 1927 (Hemiptera, Reduviidae, Triatominae) in Attalea palm trees of the Tapajos River Region (Para State, Brazilian Amazon).
Las especies mas abundantes fueron cacao (Theobroma cacao, N = 985) que representa el 33.8 % de las especies arboreas, seguido por banano (Musa spp., N = 163, 5.6%) y motacu (Attalea princeps, N = 126, 4.3%).