Ceroxylon


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Related to Ceroxylon: Ceroxylon alpinum
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Noun1.Ceroxylon - wax palmsCeroxylon - wax 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
Ceroxylon alpinum, Ceroxylon andicola, wax palm - palm of the Andes yielding a resinous wax which is mixed with tallow to make candles
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count Genus No Lateral branching axillary Ammandra 1/1 1 Aphandra 1/1 1 Ceroxylon 12/12 12 Juania 1/1 1 Oraniopsis 1/1 1 Phytelephas 6/6 4 2 Pseudophoenix 4/4 4 Ravenea 21/21 20 1 Ceroxyloideae 47/47 46 1 C.
Plantas caracteristicas y extraordinarias de este piso son las palmas de cera (Ceroxylon) que yerguen altivas entre el bosque elevando sus esbeltos penachos por encima del ramaje; sus estipes lisos, cereos, de tono claro, son rectos y largos, alcanzando generalmente hasta 40 m.
Other palms live in tropical mountain habitats up to 3000 meters above sea level, such as species in the genus Ceroxylon which are all native to the Andes (Sanin & Galeano 2011).
No obstante, otras especies que recibieron igual atencion en la prensa de los siglos XIX y XX son: el arrayan de California (Myrica californica), la palma de Colombia (Ceroxylon quindiuense), la carnauna brasilena (Copernicia prunifera), la candelilla del norte de Mexico y sur de Estados Unidos (Euphorbia antisyphilitica), la palma de la cera peruana (Ceroxylon peruvianum), entre otras.
Esta localidad se caracteriza por la presencia de amplias extensiones de potreros (areas destinadas al pastoreo de ganado bovino) y relictos de bosque, que mantienen poblaciones de palma de cera (Ceroxylon quindiense) (obs.
The palm stands of Ceroxylon quindiuense (Arecaceae) in the Cocora Valley, Quindio: perspectives on an iconic Colombian landscape
It seems more likely that he anticipates the imbrication of raw sensation and "plant geography" experienced by Humboldt in the Andes when, with his feet shredded and his clothes in rags, he was absorbed into the physiology of the waxood palm, ceroxylon andicola (Michael Dettelbach, "The Stimulations of Travel," in Felix Driver and Luciana Martins, Tropical Visions in an Age of Empire [U of Chicago P, 2005], 45-47).
SUSTAINABILITY INDICATORS IN SOIL FUNCTION AND CARBON SEQUESTRATION IN THE BIOMASS OF Ceroxylon peruvianum Galeano, Sanin & Mejia FROM THE MIDDLE Utcubamba RIVER BASIN, AMAZONAS, PERU