palmito


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pal·mi·to

 (päl-mē′tō, pä-, păl-)
n. pl. pal·mi·tos

[American Spanish, palmetto, from Spanish, diminutive of palma, palm, from Latin; see palm.]
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From this tree; one can consume the heart of palm (palmito) and also the fruits (Clement & Santos 2002).
The kid's area at Palmito Garden will be dedicated to all kinds of fun and games including bouncy castles, arts and crafts, face painting, and stall games.
Corpos esqualidos, porem fortes, sustentavam-se de cacas de macacos, cotias, nambus, preas e da benevolencia do palmito (abundante palmeira da regiao).
A especie foi a principal palmeira produtora de palmito deste ecossistema, o que a tornou alvo de intensa exploracao a partir da decada de 60 (FANTINI; RIBEIRO; GURIES, 2000; REIS et al., 2000a).
E interessante tambem observar que no topo da indumentaria ha um tufo de palmeira, feita com folhas pequenas de palmito jucara (Euterpe edulis) (figura 6) (PAPE, 2016).