Definition of Acrocomia
1. Noun. Central and South American feather palms.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Arecaceae, Family Arecaceae, Family Palmaceae, Family Palmae, Palm Family, Palmaceae, Palmae
Member holonyms: Acrocomia Vinifera, Coyol, Coyol Palm
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acrocomia
Literary usage of Acrocomia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Annales botanices systematicae by Wilhelm Gerhard Walpers (1858)
"Ann. I. 1007.) Mart. hist. n. Palm. 66. 280. 333. acrocomia MEXICANA ... 57. 100 Og. 5. Tab. Z. XVI. flg. XII. — Brasilia trópico. 336. acrocomia ..."
2. The palm tree by Sophy Moody (1864)
"Its fertility may be imagined by the fact noticed by Humboldt, that its spathe contains two hundred thousand flowers. (acrocomia ..."