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Phytelephas (nut palm)

Wikipedia Abstract

Phytelephas is a genus containing six known species of palms (family Arecaceae), occurring from southern Panama along the Andes to Ecuador, Bolivia, Colombia, northwestern Brazil, and Peru. They are commonly known as ivory palms, ivory-nut palms or tagua palms; the scientific name Phytelephas means "plant elephant".
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Species

Phytelephas aequatorialis (Ecuadorean Ivory Palm)
Phytelephas macrocarpa (ivory nut palm) (Attributes)
Phytelephas schottii
Phytelephas seemannii (Attributes)
Phytelephas tenuicaulis (Attributes)
Phytelephas tumacana (Endangered)

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