Elaeis oleifera

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Related to Elaeis oleifera: Elaeis guineensis, African oil palm
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Noun1.Elaeis oleifera - palm of Central and South AmericaElaeis oleifera - palm of Central and South America  
oil palm - pinnate-leaved palms of the genus Elaeis having dense clusters of crowded flowers and bright red fruit and yielding high quality palm oils
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The African and South American oil palm, Elaeis guineensis and Elaeis oleifera, respectively, are farmed in tropical regions throughout the globe to obtain palm oil.
This group includes Elaeis oleifera that produces oil from its fruits (Patino, 1977; Vasquez & Gentry, 1989; Moreno et al.