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  • n. South American palm yielding a wax similar to carnauba wax


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  • In certain areas there are still caranday palms (Trithrinax campestri) that are isolated or in colonies which occur now as relicts.

    Argentine Espinal

  • Local caranday palm logs were used for the framework, wall cladding, windows, doors, and even roof (made by alternately laying hollowed out halved logs, like Spanish tiles).

    Chapter 11

  • In lower areas that are easily subject to flooding, there are bogs of algarrobo negro (Prosopis nigra), churqui espinillo (Acacia cavens), tala (Celtis tala), and cina-cina (Parkinsonia aculeata); while the slightly alkaline low country contains predominately algarrobo blanco (Prosopis alba), and caranday (Copernicia australis), a palm 10-12 meters (m) high.

    Humid Chaco


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