Definition of Ceroxylon alpinum
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 Alpinum
Literary usage of Ceroxylon alpinum
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1. Annals of Botany by Carl Dietrich Eberhard König, John Sims (1806)
"This circumstance has induced M. Bonpland to give this plant the name of Ceroxylon alpinum. This palm rises vertically to the height of about 154 feet, ..."