Astrocaryum Vulgare

Astrocaryum Vulgare

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Astrocaryum vulgare is a palm native to Amazon Rainforest vegetation, typical of the Par state in Brazil. This plant has edible fruit, which are also used for biodiesel production. This plant is cited in Flora Brasiliensis by Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius.The seed in the fruit is notably used by indigenous Amazonians to make black rings. In the 1800s, this ring was used as a symbol of marriage for the slaves and natives, who could not afford to purchase gold.show more

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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Commun
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136744449
  • 9786136744445