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Noun1.Alstonia - genus of evergreen trees or shrubs with white funnel-shaped flowers and milky sapAlstonia - genus of evergreen trees or shrubs with white funnel-shaped flowers and milky sap; tropical Africa to southeastern Asia and Polynesia
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Apocynaceae, dogbane family, family Apocynaceae - chiefly tropical trees or shrubs or herbs having milky juice and often showy flowers; many are sources of drugs
Alstonia scholaris, devil tree, dita, dita bark - evergreen tree of eastern Asia and Philippines having large leathery leaves and small green-white flowers in compact cymes; bark formerly used medicinally
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Alstonia Offshore, a wholly owned subsidiary of Pacific Radiance had ratified the deal.
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The smell, a recent phenomenon, comes from a tree named Alstonia Scholaris or the Scholar Tree, which locally is called Saptparni or Shaitan ( Indian devil tree).
According to the world's folk and traditional medicine some plants including Gossypium herbaceum (5), Azadirachta indica (6-7), Tripterygium wilfordii (8), Echiveria gibbiflora (9-10), Allium sativum (11), Carica papaya (12), Alstonia macrophylla (13), Ricinus communis (14), Achyranthes aspera and Stephania hernandifolia (15) have been tested for their male contraceptive effects.
Alstonia broonai and Carica papaya are among the local medicinal plants used by the middle-belt and south-western people of Nigeria to treat malaria.
tetrahydro simplicifolia (1976) [beta] carboline Hordenine Acacio Poupat and spirorbis Sevenet (1975) N-Cinnamo Acacia Poupat yhistamine spirorbis and Sevenet (1975) Deplancheine Alstonia Besselievre deplanchei etal.
The lowland rainforest at this site is complex mesophyll vine forest, with the most abundant families being Meliaccae, Euphorbiaceae, Lauraceae, Myrtaceae, and Apocynaceae and the most abundant species being Cleistanthus myrianthus Kurz, Alstonia scholaris (L.
These selected plants are Millingtonia hortensis, Annona squamosa, Bauhinia varigata, Plumeria alba, Psidium guajava, Syzygium cumini, Alstonia scholaris, Michelea champaca, Holoptelia integrifolia, Quisqualis indica and Nerium indicum.
Os extratos aquosos do látex de três espécies de plantas nativas da Índia (Thevetia peruviana, Alstonia scholaris e Euphorbia pulcherrima) foram testados para o controle de duas espécies prejudiciais de caramujos (Lymnaea acuminata e Indoplanorbis exustus).
These early successes lead to a much greater interest in Australian medicinal plants in the nineteenth century leading to the discovery and use (often as tonic to aid digestion) of among others Sebacca orata, Alstonia constricta, Doryphora sassafras and Similax glyciphylla (3).
One manufacturer has focused on exporting products made from other species, exporting trellis and lattice material made from hard alstonia (Alstonia macrophylla) and silky oak (Gravillea robusta).