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American Oil Palm

Attalea butyracea (Mutis ex L. fil.) Wess. Boer

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Attalea butyracea (American Oil Palm) is a species of tree in the family palms. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to AmazôNia and Acre (Brazil). They have compound, broad leaves. Individuals can grow to 25 m.

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EOL has data for 26 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of American oil palm. View this species on GBIF