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Moriche Palm

Mauritia flexuosa L. fil.

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Mauritia flexuosa (Moriche Palm) is a species of tree in the family palms. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to Bahia, AmazôNia, Maranhao, Tocantins, Minas Gerais, Pará, Mato Grosso, Ceará, Cerrado, Distrito Federal, GoiáS, Caatinga, RondôNia, Piauí, SãO Paulo, Acre (Brazil), and Mato Grosso Do Sul. They have compound, broad leaves. Individuals can grow to 35 m.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Moriche Palm. View this species on GBIF