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Noun1.caranda - South American palm yielding a wax similar to carnauba wax
fan palm - palm having palmate or fan-shaped leaves
Copernicia, genus Copernicia - slow-growing tropical fan palms
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Germinacao e armazenamento de sementes de caranda (Copernicia alba).
SALIS, S.M.; MATTOS, PP Floracao e frutificacao de bocaiuva (Acrocomia aculeata) e do caranda (Copernicia alba).
Allem and Valls (1987) identify the savannah, forest and grassland as the dominant vegetations in this area, with high concentration of "caranda" (Copernicia australis Becc.) and specially the "paratudo" [Tabebuia aurea (Manso) Benth.
4.3) Steppic Park Savanna ("Carandazal", "Campina de Caranda")--made up of a grassy sward and a woody stratum with predominance of the palm Copernicia alba, 8-20 m tall, occurring mainly in the Southern Pantanal, in large areas of the sub-regions Nabileque and Porto Murtinho, on black alkaline or saline clays, with sub-surface calcium carbonate concretions; it also occurs on sandy soils, if fertile or high pH, as around brackish ponds (Nhecolandia) or shell-derived hummocks (Abobral), in floodable areas, while on drier patches it becomes denser, as palm woodland, with associated species such as Capparis speciosa, Cereus bicolor Rizzini & Mattos, Diplokeleba floribunda, Machaerium hirtum (Vell.) Stellf., Mimosa spp., Prosopis ruscifolia, Tabebuia nodosa (Griseb.) Griseb., etc;
Caranda, founder of Caranda Fine Foods, takes these spices to a new culinary dimension.
Ball's Chutney; and Caranda coffees, teas, and hot cocoa selections.Following the ribbon cutting will be a sampling of hors d'oeuvres featured in the collection, and a wine tasting to highlight the wines chosen to complement the foods.In other news, The Food Emporium's sister chain, Pathmark, will mark its 40th anniversary Sept.
6) Palmar de caranda (Copernicia alba, Arecaceae), ocupa amplias llanuras inundables chaquenas con formaciones mas o menos densas de esta palma que alcanza 15 m de altura.
Caranda Teas, a socially responsible company that focuses on the promotion of traditional and contemporary African culture, is known for its uniquely flavored teas.
Designed in the early '80s, Braga's Caranda market was Souto de Moura's first public work and was conceived as a conventional market hall serving the densely populated and expanding southern part of Braga.