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wax palm [bot.] - die Wachspalme, wiss.: Ceroxylon (Gattung)

  
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• S: (n) Ceroxylon, genus Ceroxylon (wax palms)

http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/710...
Trunks and leaves serve in local construction, in the making of weapons, and as sources of wax (the wax palm, Ceroxylon; […]).

http://www.pfaf.org/user/Plant.aspx?LatinName...
Ceroxylon - Bonpl. ex DC.
Common Name Wax Palm

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Wachspalme
die südamerikanische Palmengattung Ceroxylon; die Stämme der Palmen sind mit einer dicken, hellen Wachsschicht überzogen.

http://de.academic.ru/dic.nsf/konversations_l...
Ceroxўlon Humb. et Bonpl., Wachspalme, Palmengattg. der südamerik. Kordilleren, mit 7-8 m langen Blättern; die einzigen Arten C. andicŏla Humb. et Bonpl. und C. Klopstockia Mart. schwitzen Palmenwachs aus.

http://books.google.com/books?id=yq0YhE8RM0kC...
Etymologisches Wörterbuch der botanischen Pflanzennamen
von Helmut Genaust (Springer DE, Aug 6, 1998), s. 143
Ceróxylon (Wachspalme): […]
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A genus of 10-20 species of flowering plants; native to the South American Andes.
Pictures / Bilder of various species of Ceroxylon

Other English names (not proposed):
Andean wax palm
ceroxylon palm


Taxonomic citation:
Ceroxylon Bonpland ex de Candolle, Bulletin des Sciences, par la Société Philomatique (Paris) 3: 239. 1804.

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