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Report for Mauritia flexuosa L.f.

updated: Jun 30th 2022, 10:20 am see all updates
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Family Arecaceae
Genus Mauritia
Species flexuosa
Author L.f.
Infraspecific
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • hydrohalophyte
Life form
  • Tree
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
Germination unknown
Salt glands and bladders unknown
Photosynthesis Pathway C3?
Molecular data
  • DNA markersRossi, Fernanda Saragosa; Bandini Rossi, Ana Aparecida; Encinas Dardengo, Juliana de Freitas; Brauwers, Luciane Raquel; da Silva, Maurecilne Lemes; Sebbenn, Alexandre Magno (2014) Genetic diversity in natural populations of Mauritia flexuosa (Arecaceae) using ISSR markers
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Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status unknown
Bioremediation YesMelo, Diego de Quadros; Vidal, Carla Bastos; Medeiros, Thiago Coutinho; Cabral Raulino, Giselle Santiago; Dervanoski, Adriana; Pinheiro, Marcio do Carmo; do Nascimento, Ronaldo Ferreira (2016) Biosorption of metal ions using a low cost modified adsorbent (Mauritia flexuosa): experimental design and mathematical modelingbregón-Valencia, Daniel[2] ; Isabel Díaz, Ilse Acostaa[2] ; Sun-Koub, Rosario[1]  () Removal of mercury using activated carbon prepared from aguaje (Mauritia flexuosa)
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antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
Habitat
Economic use
  • 8000.0 CHEMICALS Best, Ivan; Cartagena-Gonzales, Zaina; Arana-Copa, Oscar; Olivera-Montenegro, Luis; Zabot, Giovani (2022) Production of Oil and Phenolic-Rich Extracts from Mauritia flexuosa L.f. Using Sequential Supercritical and Conventional Solvent Extraction: Experimental and Economic EvaluationManzi, Maya; Coomes, Oliver T. (2009) Managing Amazonian palms for community use: A case of aguaje palm (Mauritia flexuosa) in Peru
  • 0000.0 FOOD AND DRINKGRAGSON T L (1992) THE USE OF PALMS BY THE PUME INDIANS OF SOUTHWESTERN VENEZUELAManzi, Maya; Coomes, Oliver T. (2009) Managing Amazonian palms for community use: A case of aguaje palm (Mauritia flexuosa) in Peru
  • 5000.0 FIBERSManzi, Maya; Coomes, Oliver T. (2009) Managing Amazonian palms for community use: A case of aguaje palm (Mauritia flexuosa) in PeruMesa Castellanos, Laura; Toro Buitrago, Angélica; Isaza Aranguren, Carolina (2017) Management of Mauritia flexuosa L.f. for the handicraft production in Orinoco high plains, Colombia
  • 2400.0 Construction timberManzi, Maya; Coomes, Oliver T. (2009) Managing Amazonian palms for community use: A case of aguaje palm (Mauritia flexuosa) in PeruSander, Nilo L.; Perez-Zavala, Francisco; Da Silva, Carolina J.; Arruda, Joari C.; Pulido, Maria T.; Barelli, Marco A. A.; Rossi, Ana B.; Viana, Alexandre P.; Boechat, Marcela S. B.; Bacon, Christine D.; Cibrian-Jaramillo, Angelica (2018) Rivers shape population genetic structure in Mauritia flexuosa (Arecaceae)
  • 8300.0 Bioenergy/BiofuelLima, Rogerio Pereira; Souza da Luz, Patricia Teresa; Braga, Miguel; dos Santos Batista, Paulo Ronaldo; Ferreira da Costa, Carlos Emmerson; Zamian, Jose Roberto; Santos do Nascimento, Luis Adriano; da Rocha Filho, Geraldo Narciso (2017) Murumuru (Astrocaryum murumuru Mart.) butter and oils of buriti (Mauritia flexuosa Mart.) and pracaxi (Pentaclethra macroloba (Willd.) Kuntze) can be used for biodiesel production: Physico-chemical properties and thermal and kinetic studiesde Souza, Lyssa Martins; Bezerra, Jefferson Bezerra; Valverde de Queiroz, Wiully Luan; Trugilho, Paulo Fernando; Protasio, Thiago de Paula; de Souza, Tiago Marcolino; Bufalino, Lina (2020) Comparison of the quality of buriti (Mauritia flexuosa L. f.) petiole tissues for combustion and carbonization
  • 7000.0 MEDICALFuentes, Eduardo; Rodriguez-Perez, Wilson; Guzman, Luis; Alarcon, Marcelo; Navarrete, Simon; Forero-Doria, Oscar; Palomo, Ivan (2013) Mauritia flexuosa Presents In Vitro and In Vivo Antiplatelet and Antithrombotic Activitiesde Oliveira, Djalma Menezes; Carneiro de Oliveira, Diego Batista; Ferreira Nunes, Yule Roberta; de Almeida Alves, Tania Maria; Kohlhoff, Markus; Andrade, Anderson Assuncao; Cota, Betania Barros (2022) Natural Occurring Phenolic Derivatives from Mauritia flexuosa (Buriti) Stems and Their Potential Antibacterial Activity against Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
  • 7100.0 General Including Traditional medicinesMartins, Renata C.; Filgueiras, Tarciso S.; de Albuquerque, Ulysses P. (2012) Ethnobotany of Mauritia flexuosa (Arecaceae) in a Maroon Community in Central Brazil
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Distribution
Distribution map provided by GBIF | Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Distribution (text)
  • Brazil Machado de Menezes, Moirah Paula; Berger, Uta; Mehlig, Ulf  (2008) Mangrove vegetation in Amazonia: a review of studies from the coast of Para and Maranhao States, north Brazil
  • VenezuelaMedina, Ernesto; Francisco, Marta; Quilice, Antonio (2008) Isotopic signatures and nutrient relations of plants inhabiting brackish wetlands in the northeastern coastal plain of VenezuelaVegas-Vilarrubia, T; Laseras, PL (2008) Edaphic patterns as related to beta-diversity in swamp forests and meadows of the lower Orinoco delta plain (Venezuela)
  • TrinidadBonadie, Wayne A.; Bacon, Peter R. (1999) The structure and ecology of Mauritia setigera palm swamp forest in Nariva swamp, Trinidad
Miscellaneous notes Retained as listed as minor element in mangrove forests, but not substantive evidence of salt tolerance A palm with many usesMachado de Menezes, Moirah Paula; Berger, Uta; Mehlig, Ulf  (2008) Mangrove vegetation in Amazonia: a review of studies from the coast of Para and Maranhao States, north Brazilvan der Hoek, Yntze; Alvarez Solas, Sara; Cristina Penuela, Maria (2019) The palm Mauritia flexuosa, a keystone plant resource on multiple fronts
Previously was: Retained as listed as minor element in mangrove forests, but not substantive evidence of salt tolerance
References

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