chiquichiqui

chiquichiqui

(ˌtʃiːkiːˈtʃiːkiː)
n
(Plants) a type of palm tree, Leopoldinia piassaba, that grows in Brazil, Venezuela, and Colombia
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According to the Presidential Human Rights Observatory (2010), agriculture is Guainia's primary legal economic activity; there is also fishing, livestock and the production of chiquichiqui palm and "Yare" vine, which are used for making handcrafts.
Extraccion de la Fibra de chiquichiqui en la Amazonia Colombiana.
Leopoldinia piassaba (piassava in Brazil, chiquichiqui in Colombia and Venezuela, fibra in Colombia) is distributed in the upper Rio Negro region of Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela (Figure 1), especially on poor and sandy soils associated with black water rivers where it forms extensive single-species patches covering several hectares.
From ATLATL to ZOOZOO, and KAVAKAVA to TUCUTUCU, from DIVIDIVI to QUINAQUINA, and RIRORIRO to CHIQUICHIQUI, they all catch your eye.