Brazil-nut Tree 

Scientific Name:
Bertholletia excelsa
Other Names and/or Listed subspecies:
Para Nut
Status/Date Listed as Endangered:
VU-IUCN: 1998
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela

Facts Summary:
The Brazil-nut Tree (Bertholletia excelsa) is a species of concern belonging in the species group "plants" and found in the following area(s): Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela. This species is also known by the following name(s): Para Nut.

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