Phytelephas macrocarpa


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Related to Phytelephas macrocarpa: vegetable ivory, Phytelephas aequatorialis
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Noun1.Phytelephas macrocarpa - a stemless palm tree of Brazil and Peru bearing ivory nutsPhytelephas macrocarpa - a stemless palm tree of Brazil and Peru bearing ivory nuts
feather palm - palm having pinnate or featherlike leaves
genus Phytelephas, phytelephas - small genus of South American feather palms
apple nut, ivory nut, vegetable ivory - nutlike seed of a South American palm; the hard white shell takes a high polish and is used for e.g. buttons
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acaulis (Mart.)Skov 8379 Phytelephas macrocarpa Ruiz & Pav.
(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.
y cumalas, Virola sp.; 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., Geonoma sp.
mapora, Phytelephas macrocarpa and Socratea exhorriza, all were reported in the Amazon of Peru (Appendix 2).
Artesanato: tucuma (Astrocaryum), jauari (Astrocaryum jauari), murumuru (Astrocaryum murumuru), jarina (Phytelephas macrocarpa), cipo titica (Heteropsis flexuosa).
Phytelephas macrocarpa Ruiz y Pavon Pholidostachys dactiloides H,E,Moore Pholidostachys cf synanthera (Mart.) H.E.Moore Prestoea ensiformis (Ruiz y 9 0.9 4 7.1 8.0 Pav.) H.E.Moore Synechanthus warscewiczianus H,Wendl Socratea exorrhiza (Mart.) 5 0.5 3 5.4 5.8 H.Wendl.
For instance, there were 352 individuals of Astrocaryum carnosum and 34 of Phytelephas macrocarpa (=P.