Copernicia alba


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Noun1.Copernicia alba - South American palm yielding a wax similar to carnauba wax
fan palm - palm having palmate or fan-shaped leaves
Copernicia, genus Copernicia - slow-growing tropical fan palms
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Por ejemplo, los palmares de Copernicia alba Morong crecen en zonas de suelo anegado, donde las lluvias son abundantes (Mereles, 2000).
Hacia el este se encuentran las comunidades climax de "quebracho colorado" (Schinopsis balansae Engl.) y "quebracho blanco" (Aspidosperma quebracho-blanco), comunidades edaficas integradas por bosques de "algarrobo negro" (Prosopis nigra (Griseb.)) y "churqui" (Acacia caven), palmares de "caranday" (Copernicia alba) acompanados por "algarrobo blanco" (Prosopis alba Griseb), "aspatillares" de Elionurus muticus (Spreng.) Kuntze, "pirisales" dominados por Cyperus giganteus Vahl., que cubren esteros inundados.
Los conjuntos de indicadores estuvieron conformados por: Inundaciones (Copernicia alba, Cyperaceae y Juncaginaceae), Incendios (Acacia aroma, Acacia caven, Acacia praecox, Aspidosperma quebracho-blanco, Bromelia, Prosopis rucsifolia, Schinus y Trithrinax), Pastoreo (Abutilon, Acacia aroma, Acacia caven, Acacia praecox, Capparicordis, Cercidium praecox, Chamissoa, Gomphrena, Nicotiana glauca, Prosopis kuntzei, Prosopis ruscifolia y Solanum, Urticaceae) y Malezas de cultivo (Abutilon, Amaranthaceae/Chenopodiaceae, Ambrosia, Nicotiana glauca, Solidago chilensis y Urticacea).
The vegetation in the area is a mosaic of palm savanna (Copernicia alba Morong), tecoma savanna (Tabebuia aurea (Manso) B.
The peak of fruit production in the transition from the wet to the dry season resulted from fruiting of Banara arguta, Sapium obovatum, Crataeva tapia, Copernicia alba, and Inga vera.
In the transition from the wet to the dry season (flood period), Chaco chachalacas foraged on Banara arguta, Crataeva tapia, and Copernicia alba fruits.
Juss.), "cambarazal" (of Vochysia divergens Pohl), "carandazal" (of Copernicia alba Morong ex Morong and Britton), "paratudal" (of Tabebuia aurea (Silva Manso) Benth.
It covers an area of 5,000 [km.sup.2], of savanna (Cerrado), forest and grassland vegetation including a strong concentration of Copernicia alba palm savanna and especially Tabebuia aurea savanna (Brasil, 1982; Loureiro et al., 1982; Amaral, 1987).
Structure of two communities dominated by Copernicia Alba and associations with soil and inundation in Pantanal Wetland, Brazil.