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Definition of Phytelephas
Phytelephas Phy*tel"e*phas, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a plant + ? the
elephant; also, ivory.] (Bot.)
A genus of South American palm trees, the seeds of which
furnish the substance called vegetable ivory.
Meaning of Phytelephas from wikipedia
is a genus containing
six known species
of dioecious palms
(family Arecaceae), occurring
from southern Panama along
- Phytelephas macrocarpa
is a single-stemmed, unarmed, reclining
palm from the extreme northern coastal regions
- The palm tree Phytelephas
aequatorialis, commonly known
as Ecuadorian ivory
palm, is the main source
of Ecuadorean vegetable ivory
or tagua, a botanical...
- be a hybrid
of P. seemannii
and P. macrocarpa. Phytelephas seemannii
most closely resembles Phytelephas
macrocarpa. However, the former
are: Phytelephas macrocarpa
(mainly in Peru and Bolivia) Phytelephas aequatorialis
(mainly in Ecuador) Phytelephas seemannii
- Phytelephas tumacana
is a species
of palm tree. It is endemic
to Colombia, where
near rivers. It is threatened
by the destruction...
schottii, the corozo
palm, is a palm tree native
to Colombia which bears
a fruit which
corozo. The corozo fruit
- Orphanodendron bernalii Parmentiera stenocarpa
P****iflora tarminiana Phytelephas seemannii Phytelephas tumacana Pouteria arguacoensium Pouteria bracteata
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of American Magicians Phytelephas
in Cuna as 'sam' S-Adenosyl methionine, a common
- boars', bears', and even tigers'. tagua
nut: the nut from the ivory
aequatorialis), often referred
to as vegetable
ivory. Part of the nut's...
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