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Index Astrocaryum

Astrocaryum is a genus of about 36 to 40 species of palms native to Central and South America and Trinidad. [1]

42 relations: Arecaceae, Arecales, Astrocaryum aculeatissimum, Astrocaryum aculeatum, Astrocaryum alatum, Astrocaryum chambira, Astrocaryum faranae, Astrocaryum ferrugineum, Astrocaryum jauari, Astrocaryum minus, Astrocaryum murumuru, Astrocaryum standleyanum, Astrocaryum triandrum, Astrocaryum urostachys, Astrocaryum vulgare, Botany, Brazil, Caribbean, Central America, Commelinids, Essequibo River, Flowering plant, Genus, Germans, Glossary of botanical terms, Guyana, Heart of palm, Heinrich Wilhelm Schott, List of Arecaceae genera, Monocotyledon, Pará, Paul Dietrich Giseke, Pinnation, Plant, Plant reproductive morphology, Rodrigo Bernal, South America, Species, Thorns, spines, and prickles, Trinidad, Type (biology), White-lipped peccary.


The Arecaceae are a botanical family of perennial trees, climbers, shrubs, and acaules commonly known as palm trees (owing to historical usage, the family is alternatively called Palmae).

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Arecales is an order of flowering plants.

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Astrocaryum aculeatissimum

Astrocaryum aculeatissimum (syn. Astrocaryum ayri Mart., Toxophoenix aculeatissima Schott) is a palm native to Atlantic Coast restingas vegetation, which is an ecosystem of Atlantic Forest biome in Brazil.

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Astrocaryum aculeatum

Astrocaryum aculeatum (Tucumã, acaiúra, acuiuru, coco-tucumã, tucum, tucumã-açu, tucumã-macaw, tucum-açu,tucumaí-da-terra-firme, tucumãí-uaçu, tucumã-Piririca,tucumã-Purupuru or Tucumã- do-mato) is a palm native to tropical South America and Trinidad.

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Astrocaryum alatum

Astrocaryum alatum, the coquillo or coquito, is a species of flowering plant in the Arecaceae family.

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Astrocaryum chambira

The Chambira palm (also referred to as Chambira), Astrocaryum chambira, is a large and spiny palm native to the Amazon Rainforest in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela that is mostly known for its commercial value as a fiber crop.

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Astrocaryum faranae

Astrocaryum faranae is a palm native to Amazon Rainforest vegetation in Brazil and Peru.

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Astrocaryum ferrugineum

Astrocaryum ferrugineum (syn. Astrocaryum murumuru Wallace var. ferrugineum (F.Kahn & B.Millán) A.J.Hend.) is a palm native to Amazon Rainforest in Brazil.

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Astrocaryum jauari

Astrocaryum jauari is the most frequently encountered palm native to Amazon Rainforest vegetation in the floodplains of the Rio Negro, in Brazil.

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Astrocaryum minus

Astrocaryum minus is a species of flowering plant in the Arecaceae family.

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Astrocaryum murumuru

Astrocaryum murumuru (Portuguese common name murumuru) is a palm native to Amazon Rainforest vegetation in Brazil, which bears edible fruits.

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Astrocaryum standleyanum

Astrocaryum standleyanum is a species of palm known by many common names, including chumba wumba, black palm, chonta, chontadura, coquillo, palma negra, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Herbarium.

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Astrocaryum triandrum

Astrocaryum triandrum is a species of flowering plant in the Arecaceae family.

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Astrocaryum urostachys

Astrocaryum urostachys is a species of flowering plant in the Arecaceae family.

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Astrocaryum vulgare

Astrocaryum vulgare (common names Tucum or Tucumã-do-Pará in Brazil, Awara and wara in French Guiana, Wara awara in Guyana, awarra in Suriname, Chontilla in Ecuador) is a palm native to Amazon Rainforest vegetation, typical of the Pará state in Brazil.

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Botany, also called plant science(s), plant biology or phytology, is the science of plant life and a branch of biology.

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Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.

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The Caribbean is a region that consists of the Caribbean Sea, its islands (some surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and some bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean) and the surrounding coasts.

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Central America

Central America (América Central, Centroamérica) is the southernmost, isthmian portion of the North American continent, which connects with the South American continent on the southeast.

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In plant taxonomy, commelinids (originally commelinoids) (plural, not capitalised) is a name used by the APG IV system for a clade within the monocots, which in its turn is a clade within the angiosperms.

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Essequibo River

The Essequibo River (Río Esequibo) is the largest river in Guyana, and the largest river between the Orinoco and Amazon.

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Flowering plant

The flowering plants, also known as angiosperms, Angiospermae or Magnoliophyta, are the most diverse group of land plants, with 416 families, approximately 13,164 known genera and c. 295,383 known species.

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A genus (genera) is a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms, as well as viruses, in biology.

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Germans (Deutsche) are a Germanic ethnic group native to Central Europe, who share a common German ancestry, culture and history.

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Glossary of botanical terms

This glossary of botanical terms is a list of terms relevant to botany and plants in general.

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Guyana (pronounced or), officially the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, is a sovereign state on the northern mainland of South America.

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Heart of palm

Heart of palm is a vegetable harvested from the inner core and growing bud of certain palm trees (notably the coconut (Cocos nucifera), palmito juçara (Euterpe edulis), Açaí palm (Euterpe oleracea), sabal (Sabal spp.), pupunha and pejibaye (Bactris gasipaes) palms).

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Heinrich Wilhelm Schott

Heinrich Wilhelm Schott (7 January 1794 in Brünn (Brno), Moravia – 5 March 1865 at Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna) was an Austrian botanist well known for his extensive work on aroids (Family Araceae).

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List of Arecaceae genera

This is a list of all the genera in the botanical family Arecaceae, the palm tree family, arranged by tribes within the family.

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Monocotyledons, commonly referred to as monocots, (Lilianae sensu Chase & Reveal) are flowering plants (angiosperms) whose seeds typically contain only one embryonic leaf, or cotyledon.

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Pará is a state in northern Brazil traversed by the lower Amazon River.

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Paul Dietrich Giseke

Paul Dietrich Giseke (8 December 1741 Hamburg, Germany – 26 April 1796), was a German botanist, physician, teacher and librarian.

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Pinnation (also called pennation) is the arrangement of feather-like or multi-divided features arising from both sides of a common axis.

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Plants are mainly multicellular, predominantly photosynthetic eukaryotes of the kingdom Plantae.

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Plant reproductive morphology

Plant reproductive morphology is the study of the physical form and structure (the morphology) of those parts of plants directly or indirectly concerned with sexual reproduction.

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Rodrigo Bernal

Rodrigo Bernal González (born 1959) is a Colombian botanist who specialises in the palm family.

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South America

South America is a continent in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere.

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In biology, a species is the basic unit of classification and a taxonomic rank, as well as a unit of biodiversity, but it has proven difficult to find a satisfactory definition.

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Thorns, spines, and prickles

In plant morphology, thorns, spines, and prickles, and in general spinose structures (sometimes called spinose teeth or spinose apical processes), are hard, rigid extensions or modifications of leaves, roots, stems or buds with sharp, stiff ends, and generally serve the same function: physically deterring animals from eating the plant material.

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Trinidad is the larger and more populous of the two major islands of Trinidad and Tobago.

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Type (biology)

In biology, a type is a particular specimen (or in some cases a group of specimens) of an organism to which the scientific name of that organism is formally attached.

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White-lipped peccary

The white-lipped peccary (Tayassu pecari), is a hog-like animal found in Central and South America.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Astrocaryum

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