phytelephas


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Noun1.Phytelephas - small genus of South American feather palmsphytelephas - small genus of South American feather palms
plant genus - a genus of plants
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
ivory palm, ivory plant, ivory-nut palm, Phytelephas macrocarpa - a stemless palm tree of Brazil and Peru bearing ivory nuts
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2) El ferrocarril comenzo a operar en 1909 transportando tambien otros productos como tagua (semilla de la palma Phytelephas macrocarpa) y madera hasta los barcos con destino a Estados Unidos y Europa hasta 1914, (3) cuando las instalaciones del puerto entraron a litigio entre los acreedores.
asociadas a abundantes y exuberantes de palmeras pequenas y medianas, lianas y epifitas, como los aguajes, Mauritia flexuosa, wasais, Euterpe precatoria, cashaponas, Socratea exorrhiza, huacraponas, Iriartea deltoidea, yarinas, Phytelephas macrocarpa, Wettinia sp.
mapora, Phytelephas macrocarpa and Socratea exhorriza, all were reported in the Amazon of Peru (Appendix 2).
Demography of the vegetable ivory palm Phytelephas seemannii in Colombia, and impact of seed harvesting.
Phytelephas macrocarpa Ruiz y Pavon Pholidostachys dactiloides H,E,Moore Pholidostachys cf synanthera (Mart.
Euterpeprecatoria, Oenocarpus bataua y Phytelephas macrocarpa (Vasquez et al.
Floral biology and pollination of the dioecious palm Phytelephas seemannii in Colombia: An adaptation to staphylinid beetles.
The reason is that the best tagua--a kind of palm tree grown in the northern regions of South America and better known as vegetable ivory, or Phytelephas seemannii--is grown there.
minor y Phytelephas macrocarpa por los ticunas como antidoto contra la picadura de alacran (Prado, datos no publ.