Copernicia prunifera

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Noun1.Copernicia prunifera - Brazilian fan palm having an edible rootCopernicia prunifera - Brazilian fan palm having an edible root; source of a useful leaf fiber and a brittle yellowish wax
fan palm - palm having palmate or fan-shaped leaves
Copernicia, genus Copernicia - slow-growing tropical fan palms
carnauba, carnauba wax - hard yellowish to brownish wax from leaves of the carnauba palm used especially in floor waxes and polishes
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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).
[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 .
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.
Para outros parametros analisados na vegetacao, a agressividade da especie invasora tambem foi evidenciada, tendo a area basal apresentado para o Ambiente I, um valor de aproximadamente 4,97 [m.sup.2].[ha.sup.-1], com destaque para as especies Cryptostegia madagascariensis com 2,76 [m.sup.2].[ha.sup.-1] e Copernicia prunifera com 1,34 [m.sup.2].[ha.sup.-1].
In the article titled "Antihypercholesterolemic Effects of Fruit Aqueous Extract of Copernicia prunifera (Miller) H.