Orbignya phalerata

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Noun1.Orbignya phalerata - tall feather palm of northern Brazil with hard-shelled nuts yielding valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivoryOrbignya phalerata - tall feather palm of northern Brazil with hard-shelled nuts yielding valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory
feather palm - palm having pinnate or featherlike leaves
genus Orbignya, Orbignya - palms of southern Mexico to northern South America: babassu palm
babassu nut - hard-shelled nut of the babassu palm
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2002); and Astrocaryum vulgare, Attalea speciosa, Copernicia prunifera, and M.
En varias partes se observan extensas formaciones dominadas por Attalea speciosa (zona dos cocais en Maranhao, Sampaio 1933), de origen probablemente secundario (Aubreville, 1961; Anderson et al.
The first name apparently applied to this species is Attalea speciosa Mart.