brazil nut

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Synonyms for brazil nut

tall South American tree bearing brazil nuts

three-sided tropical American nut with white oily meat and hard brown shell

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Brazil nut trees can reach 60 meters in height and two meters in diameter.
In addition to these specializations, there is a species of moth that uses the Brazil nut tree exclusively to deposit its eggs and larvae to feed on the tree's leaves, which are also consumed by a species of fungi.
The Brazil Nut Tree is found typically in the northern area of Brazil.
It was soaring high over the rainforest canopy, hunting for food to give to its partner to feed the two chicks squawking in their nest wedged high in a brazil nut tree.
For every Brazil nut tree removed during the mining process, Alcoa will replant 10 trees.
Castanha do Para, or Brazil nut tree (Bertholletia excelsa), is described as the tallest and most impressive tree in the Amazon forest.
Brazil nut trees (Bertholletica excelsa) grow globes enclosing up to 25 angular, brown Brazil nuts.
In about two years, the area will have an understory favorable to the introduction of new species, like Brazil nut trees, andiras, trumpet trees, copaibas and others.