Orbignya


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Related to Orbignya: babassu palm, Attalea speciosa, Babaçu
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Noun1.Orbignya - palms of southern Mexico to northern South America: babassu palm
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
babassu, babassu palm, coco de macao, Orbignya martiana, Orbignya phalerata, Orbignya spesiosa - tall feather palm of northern Brazil with hard-shelled nuts yielding valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory
cohune, cohune palm, Orbignya cohune - tropical American feather palm whose large nuts yield valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory
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9 g/kg of ether extract [EE] in the total diet); ii) with PO derived from the palmaceae plant Orbignya oleifera, which has a lipid profile rich in lauric and myristic (medium-chain fatty acids); iii) with LO; iv) with whole soybeans (WS)--whole and unground; and v) PF (Lactoplus; Dalquim group, Itajai, Santa Catarina, Brazil).
Attalea crassispatha is the only member of the genus to occur in the Caribbean Islands, and a molecular phylogeny based on seven unlinked nuclear loci strongly supports this species as sister to a clade that includes the Scheelea and Orbignya groups (Meerow et al.
Anti-thrombotic effect of chronic oral treatment with Orbignya phalerata Mart.
A species that grows sparsely in the original habitat of primary forests, the babassu palm (Attalea speciosa, formerly Orbignya phalerata), (5) proliferates after land clearing, and constitutes a dramatic example of "oligarchic forests" in the Amazon (Peters, 1992; Peters et al.
9 g/kg of ether extract [EE] in the total diet); ii) with palm oil (PO) derived from the palmaceae plant Orbignya oleifera, which has a lipid profile rich in medium-chain fatty acids (lauristic and myristic); iii) with linseed oil (LO); iv) with PF, Lactoplus-Dalquim group, Itajai, Santa Catarina, Brazil; and v) with soybeans grains (SG).