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  1. caranday, caranda, caranda palm, wax palm, Copernicia australis, Copernicia albanoun

    South American palm yielding a wax similar to carnauba wax


  1. caranda palm

    Copernicia alba is a South American species of palm tree, which is found in the Humid Chaco ecoregion in Bolivia, Paraguay, Colombia, Brazil (in the states of Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul) and Argentina (especially the province of Formosa, and less abundantly towards drier areas). They often, but not always, form dense single-species woodlands. Its common names in Spanish show the various colours (and technical qualities) that its wood and/or bark takes according to its environment: palma blanca, palma negra, palma colorada ("white", "black", and "red" palm, respectively). In Guaraní, it is called caranday, "water palm". Its English trade name is wax palm or caranday wax palm (it belongs to the same genus as the Carnauba wax palm). Ancient peoples in South America used wax palm for making candles by scraping away wax on the leaves. C. alba can reach 25 m in height and 40 cm in girth. The trunk is cylindrical, rarely bifurcated, and has a grayish bark with a smooth surface in adult specimens. The leaves are persistent, grouped at the apex of the trunk, and measuring between 40 and 70 cm. The inflorescence is almost 2 m long; the flowers are hermaphroditic, about 4 mm long, with a tubular yellowish green corolla, and arranged in a spiral pattern. Each flower has three ovaries, of which only one develops into a globular fruit, a dark pulpous berry that contains a light-brown, 12-mm-long ovoid seed. Young specimens have a lightweight semihard wood, which becomes hard and heavier in mature individuals, reaching a relative density up to 0.92. This wood finds its main use in telephone and electrical line poles. In Paraguay, C. alba currently studied for its suitability as a biodiesel oil crop.


  1. caranda palm

    A caranda palm, also known as Copernicia alba, is a species of palm tree native to South America. It is generally characterized by a single grey trunk, deeply ringed and coated in a white powder, and fan-shaped leaves that form a dense, symmetrical crown. The tree can grow up to 20 meters tall and produces a fruit that is often consumed by various bird species. It's also used for various commercial purposes, such as the manufacture of wax, and it is often planted as an ornamental tree due to its striking appearance.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of caranda palm in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of caranda palm in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3


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