Licuri

The Licuri fruit is one of the primary food of the Arara-azul-de-lear a bird of the family Psittacidae in critical danger of extinction. Licuri fruits are known for its seeds have vegetable oil. The fibers of the leaves are the raw material for making hats and other similar objects. Licuri tree (Syagrus coronata) and as other names: Coqueiro-cabeçudo, Aricuri, Alicuri, Aicuri. It is a palm Tree, up to 11 m tall with trunk up to 25 cm diameter, straight, scarred spiral in the upper half covered by the remnants of the leaves have fallen. It is native tree of Brazil Atlantic Forest and Caatinga biomes.