Astrocaryum jauari

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Astrocaryum jauari
Tronco Astrocaryum jauari.jpg
Trunk of A. jauari
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Arecales
Family: Arecaceae
Genus: Astrocaryum
Species: A. jauari
Binomial name
Astrocaryum jauari

Astrocaryum jauari is the most frequently encountered palm native to Amazon Rainforest vegetation in the floodplains of the Rio Negro, in Brazil. Its fruits are edible. This plant has further commercial value because it may be used in the production of heart of palm.

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