Definition of Ceroxylon andicola
1. Noun. Palm of the Andes yielding a resinous wax which is mixed with tallow to make candles.
Generic synonyms: Feather Palm
Group relationships: Ceroxylon, Genus Ceroxylon
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ceroxylon Andicola
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 ..."