Definition of Ceroxylon andicola

1. Noun. Palm of the Andes yielding a resinous wax which is mixed with tallow to make candles.

Exact synonyms: Ceroxylon Alpinum, Wax Palm
Generic synonyms: Feather Palm
Group relationships: Ceroxylon, Genus Ceroxylon



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ceroxylon Andicola

Cercospora kopkei
Cercosporella
Cerean
Cereans
Cerenkov
Cerenkov effect
Cerenkov radiation
Cererian
Ceres
Cereus
Cerinthian
Cerinthians
Cerithidea
Ceroxylon
Ceroxylon alpinum
Ceroxylon andicola (current term)
Cerrobend
Certhia
Certhia americana
Certhia familiaris
Certhiidae
Certificate of Need
Certificates of Need
Cervantes
Cervantes Saavedra
Cervidae
Cervus
Cervus canadensis
Cervus elaphus
Cervus nipon

Literary usage of Ceroxylon andicola

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1. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1884)
"... Mart., all occurring on the Bolivian Andes at an elevation of about 8000 feet Ceroxylon andicola, Humb., ..."

2. Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1832)
"The substance examined by Mr. Brande resembles that procured from the Ceroxylon Andicola described by Humboldt. The Ceroxylon, however, is a tall palm-tree, ..."

3. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1890)
"Vegetable wax is obtained in abundance for export from the South American palms, Ceroxylon andicola and Copernica cerifera. and the nut of the ivory palm ..."

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