References in classic literature ?
Well, it is a vegetable ivory palm, and they run to about fifty or sixty feet.
Tagua nuts come from the ivory palm and are sometimes referred to as vegetable ivory.
Speaking to Qatar Tribune, Gabi Pezo, a vendor from Ecuador who displayed articles made from tagua nuts, a product from Ivory palm or Tagua palms, said the bazaar was a great opportunity to showcase what Ecuador has to offer.