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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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).
Phytelephas macrocarpa Ruiz y Pavon Pholidostachys dactiloides H,E,Moore Pholidostachys cf synanthera (Mart.
minor y Phytelephas macrocarpa por los ticunas como antidoto contra la picadura de alacran (Prado, datos no publ.
phalerata, Astrocaryum gratum, Bactris martiana, Chamaedorea angustisecta, Geonoma occidentalis, Phytelephas macrocarpa, y la pampa de Heath, una sabana con Astrocaryum huaimi, Mauritiella armata y Syagrus sancona, que se prolonga en Bolivia.
For instance, there were 352 individuals of Astrocaryum carnosum and 34 of Phytelephas macrocarpa (=P.