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Copernicia prunifera, Carnauba Wax Palm

Copernicia prunifera

Carnauba Wax Palm
Family: Arecaceae / Palmae
Origin: Brazil
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterOrnamental foliagePalm or palm-like

Copernicia prunifera is the source of carnauba wax, which is harvested from the coating on the leaves of the tree.


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Copernicia prunifera, Carnauba Wax Palm


Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/copernicia_prunifera.htm