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Bertholletia excelsa (Brazilnut) is a species of tree in the family Lecythidaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are listed as vulnerable by IUCN. They are native to Roraima, Amazônia, Amapá, RondôNia, Acre (Brazil), Mato Grosso, Pará, and Amazon Basin. They have simple, broad leaves and capsule fruit. Individuals can grow to 34 m.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of brazilnut. View this species on GBIF