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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&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)