Copernicia


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Noun1.Copernicia - slow-growing tropical fan palmsCopernicia - slow-growing tropical fan 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
carnauba palm, Copernicia cerifera, Copernicia prunifera, wax palm, carnauba - Brazilian fan palm having an edible root; source of a useful leaf fiber and a brittle yellowish wax
caranda, caranda palm, caranday, Copernicia alba, Copernicia australis, wax palm - South American palm yielding a wax similar to carnauba wax
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Copernicia prunifera (carnauba) is a plant belonging to the Arecaceae family, adapted to hot and dry climate and is well known in the Northeastern region of Brazil (Piaui, Maranhao) as carnauba (OLIVEIRA et al., 2014).
Carnauba wax is a vegetable wax obtained from the leaves of Brazilian palm tree (also called as Copernicia prunifera).
[USPRwire, Thu Jul 11 2019] Carnauba wax, also known as Brazil wax, is a type of wax derived from leaves of a species of palm, Copernicia prunifera .
[ClickPress, Thu Jul 11 2019] Carnauba wax, also known as Brazil wax, is a type of wax derived from leaves of a species of palm, Copernicia prunifera .
(2012) concluded that the best germination of Copernicia alba was obtained under the alternated temperatures 20 - 30 [degrees]C or at constant 30 [degrees]C.
Por ejemplo, los palmares de Copernicia alba Morong crecen en zonas de suelo anegado, donde las lluvias son abundantes (Mereles, 2000).
One of the plants with great potential for use as a source of products with photoprotective activity is the carnauba (Copernicia cerifera), a Brazilian palm tree that has leaves covered by a waxy coating.
Gomes et al., "Risk presented by Copernicia prunifera palm trees in the Rhodnius nasutus distribution in a chagas disease-endemic area of the Brazilian northeast," The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol.