Taxon profile


Carnauba Wax Palm
Copernicia prunifera (Mill.) H.E. Moore

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Liliopsida - monocotyledons »  order Arecales »  family Arecaceae »  genus Copernicia - copernicia

Scientific synonyms

Copernicia cerifera (Arruda) C. Martius

Other names

= Carnaúba Palm
= Carnaubeira Palm

Links and literature

EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Copernicia prunifera (Mill.) H.E. Moore]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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