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Socratea

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Socratea is a genus of five species of palms found in tropical Central America and South America.It is commonly believed that Socratea can move away from where it germinated by growing roots on one side and abandoning them on the other. Attempts to detect this behavior have failed.Socratea exorrhiza (Mart.) H.Wendl.
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