Caption: Tilt down the huge male flower of the tagua, or vegetable ivory, palm (Phytelephas aequatorialis). The seeds of this palm contain a hard white endosperm known as vegetable ivory, which can be carved and polished in the manner of ivory from animals. Filmed in Jama Coaque Reserve, Ecuador.

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Male flower of the tagua palm

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Duration: 00:00:12.24

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