Orbignya phalerata

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Synonyms for Orbignya phalerata

tall feather palm of northern Brazil with hard-shelled nuts yielding valuable oil and a kind of vegetable ivory

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Other exports to the international market include fruits of Attalea speciosa (Mitja & Ferraz, 2001) and E.
In some cases harvest is made in the peasant's own property, whereas in other areas, landless peasants harvest palms in private lands with or without permission from the land owners, as is the case with Attalea speciosa (Pinheiro, 2004) and Butia capitata (Carvalho, 2008) in Brazil, and with Astrocaryum malybo, Copernicia tectorum and Attalea butyracea in northern Colombia (Barrera et al.
Finally, palm species of interest should be introduced in agroforestry systems, which seems to be an adequate alternative for sustainable management; these practices are documented for at least 15 palms in South America, including Bactris gasipaes (Clement, 1986, 1989), Attalea speciosa (May et al.