American oil palm
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Definition of the noun american oil palm
What does american oil palm mean as a name of something?
- 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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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for American oil palm
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Genomics 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 ...
Dictionary of Energy (2014)
by Cutler J. Cleveland, Christopher G. Morris
oleifera, the American oil palm. Oil palms ...
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 ...
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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- American Oil Palm
Taken at the New York Botanical Gardens in the Bronx.
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Photo credit: Ryan Somma
- Attalea butyracea-- the American Oil Palm.
Native from Mexico to Bolivia and planted beyond, under names such as Palma Real. Used for thatching, food, oil and fodder. Photo from Darien Province, Panama.
Photo credit: Dick Culbert
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