Definition of Orbignya phalerata
1. Noun. Tall feather palm of northern Brazil with hard-shelled nuts yielding valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory.
Generic synonyms: Feather Palm
Group relationships: Genus Orbignya, Orbignya
Terms within: Babassu Nut
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Literary usage of Orbignya phalerata
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1. Riches of the Forest: Fruits, Remedies and Handicrafts in Latin America by Citlalli López Binnqüist, Patricia Shanley, Alfredo Celso Fantini (2004)
"... (orbignya phalerata Martius) e sua exploracao na regiao dos cocais, Maranhao, ... JMF 1995 Integral processing of babassu palm (orbignya phalerata, ..."
2. Current Issues in Non-timber Forest Products Research: Proceedings of the by Manuel Ruiz Pérez, J. E. M. Arnold (1996)
"... the babassu palm (orbignya phalerata), and a wide variety of other important Amazonian fruit trees such as ..."
3. Commercialisation of Non-timber Forest Products: Review and Analysis of Research by Roderick P. Neumann, Eric Hirsch (2000)
"... and orbignya phalerata are commercially exploited on a large scale in Amazonia. Thus naturally occurring oligarchic forests play a significant role in ..."