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Index Mauritia

Mauritia is a genus of fan palms which is native to northern South America and to the Island of Trinidad in the Caribbean. [1]

23 relations: Amazon basin, Arecaceae, Arecales, Bolivia, Brazil, Calamoideae, Caribbean, Carl Linnaeus the Younger, Colombia, Commelinids, Fan palm, Flowering plant, Gloria Galeano Garcés, Mauritia carana, Mauritia flexuosa, Monocotyledon, Peru, Plant, Rodrigo Bernal, South America, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela.

Amazon basin

The Amazon basin is the part of South America drained by the Amazon River and its tributaries.

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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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Bolivia (Mborivia; Buliwya; Wuliwya), officially known as the Plurinational State of Bolivia (Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia), is a landlocked country located in western-central South America.

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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 Calamoideae are a subfamily of the palm family Arecaceae containing 21 genera and about 620 species.

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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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Carl Linnaeus the Younger

Carl Linnaeus the Younger, Carl von Linné or Carolus Linnaeus the Younger (20 January 1741 – 1 November 1783) was a Swedish naturalist.

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Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia, is a sovereign state largely situated in the northwest of South America, with territories in Central America.

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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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Fan palm

Fan palm as a descriptive term can refer to any of several different kinds of palms (Arecaceae) in various genera with leaves that are palmately lobed (rather than pinnately compound).

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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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Gloria Galeano Garcés

Gloria Amparo Galeano Garcés (1958 – 2016) was a Colombian botanist and agronomist specializing in the palm family.

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Mauritia carana

Mauritia carana is a species of flowering plant in the Arecaceae family.

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Mauritia flexuosa

Mauritia flexuosa, known as the moriche palm, ité palm, ita, buriti, muriti, canangucho (Colombia), or aguaje (Peru), is a palm tree.

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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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Peru (Perú; Piruw Republika; Piruw Suyu), officially the Republic of Peru, is a country in western South America.

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

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

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Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago, officially the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, is a twin island sovereign state that is the southernmost nation of the West Indies in the Caribbean.

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Venezuela, officially denominated Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (República Bolivariana de Venezuela),Previously, the official name was Estado de Venezuela (1830–1856), República de Venezuela (1856–1864), Estados Unidos de Venezuela (1864–1953), and again República de Venezuela (1953–1999).

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

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