genus Acrocomia


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Noun1.genus Acrocomia - Central and South American feather palmsgenus Acrocomia - Central and South American feather palms
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
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
Acrocomia vinifera, coyol, coyol palm - tropical American palm having edible nuts and yielding a useful fiber
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Asa consequence, the Caribbean endemic genus Gastrococos is now regarded as part of the widespread genus Acrocomia. The phylogenetic reconstruction of tribe Geonomateae rendered Calyptronoma paraphyletic, with Calyptrogyne nested within Calyptronoma.