wax palm


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Synonyms for wax palm

South American palm yielding a wax similar to carnauba wax

palm of the Andes yielding a resinous wax which is mixed with tallow to make candles

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The original vegetation of Andean forests is characterized by small to medium-sized trees (15-20 m tall), with a semi-closed to closed canopy, from which the crowns of the wax palms stand out.