Phytelephas (C)

EthnoBotanical Dictionary. 2013.

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  • Phytelephas Seemannii — Cook Ivory palm (E); Allagua (C); Anta (Ch); Cabeza de Negra (C,P); Palma de marfil (C,P); Sagu (Cu); Tagua (C,P). The young nuts have a potable jelly like liquid (!). This gradually hardens into vegetable ivory used for making buttons and other… …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

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