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Bixa orellana (Achiote) is a species of tree in the family Bixaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to Mata Atlântica, Roraima, Santa Catarina, Rio De Janeiro, Rio Grande Do Sul, Pernambuco, RondôNia, Espirito Santo, ParaíBa, Piauí, Amazônia, Paraná, Mato Grosso, Bahia, Sergipe, SãO Paulo, Ceará, Maranhao, Cerrado, Minas Gerais, Amapá, Acre (Brazil), GoiáS, Pará, Tocantins, Alagoas, Mato Grosso Do Sul, Distrito Federal, and Rio Grande Do Norte. They have simple, broad leaves. Flowers are visited by Melipona beecheii, Epicharis lunulata, and Augochloropsis ignita. Individuals can grow to 5.5 m.

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EOL has data for 32 attributes, including:

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