Orbignya martiana


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Noun1.Orbignya martiana - tall feather palm of northern Brazil with hard-shelled nuts yielding valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivoryOrbignya martiana - tall feather palm of northern Brazil with hard-shelled nuts yielding valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory
feather palm - palm having pinnate or featherlike leaves
genus Orbignya, Orbignya - palms of southern Mexico to northern South America: babassu palm
babassu nut - hard-shelled nut of the babassu palm
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The Biology of Orbignya martiana (Palmae): A Tropical Dry Forest Dominant in Brazil, PhD dissertation, University of Florida.