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Definition of Phytelephas

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.

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- Phytelephas is a genus containing six known species of dioecious palms (family Arecaceae), occurring from southern Panama along the Andes to Ecuador,...
- Phytelephas macrocarpa is a single-stemmed, unarmed, reclining or erect palm from the extreme northern coastal regions of South America, growing to some...
- 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 has leaves that...
- ivory is harvested are: Phytelephas macrocarpa (mainly in Peru and Bolivia) Phytelephas aequatorialis (mainly in Ecuador) Phytelephas seemannii (mainly in...
- Phytelephas tumacana is a species of palm tree. It is endemic to Colombia, where it grows in forests near rivers. It is threatened by the destruction...
- Phytelephas schottii, the corozo palm, is a palm tree native to Colombia which bears a fruit which in Colombia is called corozo. The corozo fruit is often...
- Orphanodendron bernalii Parmentiera stenocarpa P****iflora tarminiana Phytelephas seemannii Phytelephas tumacana Pouteria arguacoensium Pouteria bracteata Pouteria...
- Snowmobile ****ociation of M****achusetts Society of American Magicians Phytelephas seemannii, known in Cuna as 'sam' S-Adenosyl methionine, a common co-substrate...
- boars', bears', and even tigers'. tagua nut: the nut from the ivory palm (Phytelephas aequatorialis), often referred to as vegetable ivory. Part of the nut's...