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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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
One of these, Ceroxylon weberbaeuri, was described on the basis of a single collection made by A.
En la plantacion de pinos se encontro regeneracion del arbol nacional de Colombia, la palma Ceroxylon quindiuensis.
One concerns the microevolution of the wax palm Ceroxylon echinulatum Galeano, (Arecaceae) (Trend et al.
Este hecho es de esperarse, ya que en la Cordillera de la Costa son encontrados elementos botanicos tipicos de los Andes Venezolanos, tales como Ceroxylon ceriferum, C.
Entre las monocotiledoneas, no se encontro en Lanchuran la "palma de cera" Ceroxylon andicola y tampoco en Cuyas (Farfan 2007, Ambulay 2008) aunque todavia se encuentran varios individuos en Kanaris (Llatas-Quiroz & Lopez-Meneses 2005) y en el Parque Nacional de Cutervo (Sagastegui et al.
Read (1968) pointed out similarities between Pseudophoenix and Ceroxylon.
1995), incluyendo los generos Chamaedorea y Geonoma, con alta frecuencia de aparicion en transectos de bosques andinos (Gentry 1995), el genero exclusivamente andino Ceroxylon, y los generos Prestoea, Wettinia y Aiphanes (Moraes et al.