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Definition of the noun acrocomia
What does acrocomia mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- Central and South American feather palms
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonym of Acrocomia: genus Acrocomia
- more generic terms: liliopsid genus / monocot genus = genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
- member of: 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
- member: Acrocomia vinifera / coyol palm / coyol = tropical American palm having edible nuts and yielding a useful fiber
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The Cuban Acrocomia is a most remarkable palm, being one of those in which the bulging of the trunk in its upper aerial part is pre- eminently ...
Descriptive Catalogue by Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Acrocomia is the genus to which the Palm belongs ; it is allied to Coeos and peculiar to Tropical America. 121. A Bank of Guaresma and Trumpet Trees, Brazil Guaresma is a name given to a Melastomacea which has not been identified.
by Kew. Royal Gardens
Acrocomia is the genus to which the Palm belongs; it is allied to Cocos and peculiar to Tropical America. 121. A Bank of Quaresma and Trumpet Trees, Brazil .— Quaresma is a name given to a Melastomacea-Pleroma granulosum. For further ...
Working from Traditional Resource Use by Kent Hubbard Redford, Christine Padoch
Evidently, Acrocomia is a long-lived late successional species that, through the agency of human beings, can grow in what otherwise appear to be "virgin" forests . Markley is worth quoting further with respect to a seemingly dense forest with ...
The Seven Mysteries of Life (1999)
An Exploration in Science & Philosophy by Guy Murchie
The acrocomia is a tall palm that has done the same with a bulging paunch up to 17 feet in girth. The kapok can be a portly tree 69 20 feet high under ideal cultivation, although it grows skinny.
(Except Ornamentals) by Peter Hanelt, Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research
Acrocomia. antioquiensis. Posada-Arango. in. Bull. Soc. Bot. France. 25. (1878). 184. Corozo amolado, corozo caucano, corozo grande (Colombia). Colombia. According to Sanchez-Monge occasionally cultivated for the seed oil and leaf ...
MACAW TREE (Acrocomia sclerocarpa) . A palm of the same tribe with the coconut, a native of tropical and subtropical America, called macoya in Guiana, macahuba in Brazil, and gru gru in Jamaica. It is from 20 to 30 feet high, with pinnated ...
by International Food Information Service
Acrocomia Activation energy duction of cellulases (e.g. Acremonium cellulolyticus and A. alcalophilum). Acrocomia Genus of palms, including Acrocomia mexicana, which has edible fruits, and is used as a source of palm oils (oil of coyal) and ...
A Concise Guide to Over 385 Plant Oils: Easyread Super Large 24pt Edition by Carol Schiller
Acrocomia aculeata—Macauba Acrocomia sclerocarpa—Macauba Actinidia chinensis—Kiwifruit Seed Adansonia ...
Applied in England and Among English-speaking People to Cultivated and Wild Plants, Trees, and Shrubs by William Miller
Acrocomia mexicana Crown. Maximiliano caribœa Palm, Cumari. Astrocaryum vulgare Curly. Kentia Belmoreana Cnsi, or Cusich. Orbignya phalerata Date. Phœnix dactylifera Date, Slender. Phœnix tenuis Date, Wild. Phœnix sylvestris Deleb.
by Philip Miller
ACROCOMIA, Von Martius (from the Greek, 'axfss, "top," and xo/tti, "tuft"). Hexandria, Linnaeus ; Palma, Jussieu. A genus separated from Cocos and Bactrius. Tuft Palm. Monaicia 1. Prickly Tuft Palm (A. aculeata, Loddige). An ornamental ...
The Treasury of Botany: a Popular Dictionary of Vegetable Kingdom with which is Incorporated a Glossary of Botanical Terms Edited by John Lindley and Thomas Moore (1870)
Acrocomia fusiformis .and sclerocarpa. —, GREAT. Acrocomia lasiospatha. MACE. The aril of the nutmeg, Myriatica moschata; also an Indian name for the gall-nuts formed on Tamar-ix indica. -—, RED. The aril of Pyrrhosa tingens. —, WHITE.
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1898)
ACRocoMiA ScLERoCARPA, 1940; ńlarahuba palm. AcRYL1c ALDEHYDE, 4o; Acrolein.
A Dictionary of Literature, the Sciences and the Arts, for Popular Use
Acrocomia, -ko'mi-a. A gen. of Amer. lean plants, ord. Palmaoee, allied to the cocoa palm ; includes some of the most majestic palms. Acrodus, -dus. A gen. of placold fossil fishes, with large enameled striated teeth, common in the chalk and ...
by Michael Werner
and palm (Acrocomia mexicana), among many others. Botanical ...
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Palmetum of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain.
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The value of this 9-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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