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American oil palm

Definition of the noun american oil palm

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  1. palm of Central and South America
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • scientific name: Elaeis oleifera
    • more generic term: oil palm = pinnate-leaved palms of the genus Elaeis having dense clusters of crowded flowers and bright red fruit and yielding high quality palm oils
    • observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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Google previewGenomics of Cultivated Palms (2011)

by V. Arunachalam

oleifera (American oil palm). African oil palm is commercially cultivated and a high-yielding species. American oil palm is a low-yielding species, but ...

Google previewNatural Diversity in the New Millennium (2016)

by Joanna M. Cross, Chiarina Darrah, Nnadozie Oraguzie, Nourollah Ahmadi, Aleksandra Skirycz

American oil palm is a source of many economically valuable traits, of which most important are (1) slow height increment, which simplify harvest (Corley and Tinker, 2003); (2) higher proportion of desaturated FAs in palm oil (Montoya et al., ...

Google previewDictionary of Energy (2014)

by Cutler J. Cleveland, Christopher G. Morris

oleifera, the American oil palm. Oil palms ...

Google previewThe New York Botanical Garden Illustrated Encyclopedia of Horticulture (1981)

by Thomas H. Everett

The American oil palm (C. oleifera syn. Corozo oleifera) is similar in appearance to the African species but is much smaller and differs in botanical details. As a producer of commercial oil it is of little importance. Even in the American tropics the ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Cortes English: American oil palm Brazil: caiaue, dende-do-para, caiue, corozo ...

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Small photo of Elaeis oleifera, palm tree in Guatemala, American oil palm flower. Called Corozo aromatizes Holy Week celebrations. More...

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