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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Attalea speciosa, which establishes easily and sometimes becomes invasive in clearcut areas and pastures, starts flowering and fruiting at lower height and has irregular timing between males and females when it grows outside the forest (Barot et al.
2005) found phenological variation in Attalea speciosa when comparing populations in pastures, dense secondary stands and primary forest.
2002); and Astrocaryum vulgare, Attalea speciosa, Copernicia prunifera, and M.