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See also: Monkey Dish

MONKEY POT

Several shrubs or trees of northeastern South America (genus Lecythis) known as Monkey Pot, so called because the woody fruit of the plant is shaped like a pot, just the right size for a monkey to use. The edible nuts of these plants are similar to Brazil nuts.
 

 

 

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