Seeds or fruits which are strung and burned like candles. Aleurites, Ceiba, Chrysobalanus, Cocos, Corozo, Dialyanthera, Dipteryx, Jatropha, Licania, Virola.

EthnoBotanical Dictionary. 2013.

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