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Figure 2. S. cocoides


Distribution & Habitat:

Guyana to Brazil


A tall, solitary, feather palm with leaves appearing 3-ranked.


The seed kernel is a source of pururima oil.


Sunny well drained areas.

Figure 1. S. cocoides
Figure 3. S. cocoides

Contributed by:

Figure 1&2 from l"Illustration horticole, journal sp"cial des serres et des jardins by Charles Lemaire (editor) and published by Ambroise Verschaffelt. Gand [Gent], F. et E. Gyselynck, 1858, volume 5
Gileno Machado (Figure 3)

External Links:

Kew, PalmWeb, JSTOR, Trebrown

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